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Correct Use of Degree!

Types of Degrees of Adjective

There are three Degrees of Adjective

1. Positive Degree

2.Comparative Degree

3.Superlative Degree.

They are used to compare two different things or subjects. Here we will discuss how to use degrees properly.

Correct Use of Degree of Adjectives

List Of Common Errors in the Use of Adjectives

Correct Use of Degrees

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No.

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1 He is a taller boy. 1 He is a tall boy.
2 She is my older sister. 2 She is my elder sister.
3 He lost a few friends he had. 3 He lost the few friends he had.
4 I have few books. 4 I have a few books.
5 He is a taller boy in the class. 5 He is the tallest boy in the class.
6 This book is inferior than that. 6 This book is inferior to that.
7 I have spilt little milk I had. 7 I have spilt the little milk I had.
8 Iqbal is greater than any poet. 8 Iqbal is greater than any other poet.
9 Little money is better than no money. 9 A little money is better than no money.
10
He gave me fullest reply.
10
He gave me full reply.
11 He is the eldest in the colony. 11 He is the oldest in the colony.
12 I have less books than Ali. 12 I have fewer books than Ali.
13 This cloth touches roughly. 13 This cloth touches rough.
14 Ali is the better singer in the town. 14 Ali is the best singer in the town.
15 He is more intelligent of all the students. 15 Ali is the most intelligent of all the students.
16 My hat is better than you. 16 My hat is better than yours.
17 There is still any milk in the jug. 17 There is still some milk in the jug.
18 He has most perfect features. 18 He has perfect features.
19 Lahore is further than Karachi. 19 Lahore is farther than Karachi.
20
I have no farther comments to make.
20
I have no further comments to make.
21 He did not give me some book. 21 He did not give me any book.
22 The later part of the story is interesting. 22 The latter part of the story is interesting.
23 Sorry, I have a few friends. 23 Sorry, I have few friends.
24 No less than ten came. 24 No fewer than ten came.
25 Health is more preferable to wealth. 25 Health is preferable to wealth.
26 My name was the latest in the list. 26 My name was the last in the list.
27 Iqbal is better of all poets. 27 Iqbal is the best of all poets.
28 Please give me little sugar. 28 Please give me a little sugar.
29 She is more clever than you. 29 She is clever than you.
30
The rotten eggs smell badly.
30
The rotten eggs smell bad.

 

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Correct use of degrees of adjectives

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