COMPARATIVI – inglese

GRAMMAR – COMPARISON
REGULAR COMPARISON
          the adjectives with only one syllable have suffixes to make comparisons
aggettivo
Maggioranza
– ER
Uguaglianza
AS..AS
Superlativo
-EST
young
younger
As young as
youngest
small
Smaller
as small as
Smallest
          if the adjective with one syllable ends with one VOWEL+CONSONANT (not W) the final consonant must be doubled.
aggettivo
maggioranza
uguaglianza
superlativo
wet
Wetter
As wet as
Wettest
slim
Slimmer
As slim as
slimmest
          The adjectives with two syllables which end with CONSONANT+Y make comparisons in this way
aggettivo
maggioranza
uguaglianza
Superlativo
happy
happier
As happy as
Happiest
silly
sillier
As silly as
silliest
          The adjectives with two or more syllables form comparisons in this way
aggettivi
maggioranza
uguaglianza
superlativo
careful
More careful
As careful as
Most careful
casual
More casual
As casual as
Most casual
          Some adjectives with two syllables have both forms
aggettivi
maggioranza
uguaglianza
Superlativo
simple
Simpler
More simple
As simple as
Simplest
Most simple
clever
Cleverer
More clever
As clever as
Cleverest
Most clever

The superlative must have “THE” in front of the adjective


IRREGULAR

Aggettivi
Maggioranza
Uguaglianza
Superlativi
good
better
As good as
Best
bad
worse
As bad as
Worst
old
Older/elder
As old as
Oldest/eldest
far
Further/farther
As far as
Furtherest/fartherest