Grammar rules in English related to Adjective are explained in this Article. After this article of the Grammar rules in English, you will be left with no confusion related to Adjective.
This Post is Divided into three Parts.
- Rules Related Adjective.
- Practice Example Corrections.
- A simple Quiz to test your Credibility.
What is an adjective?
“The adjective is a word naming an attribute of a noun, such as sweet, red, or technical.”
i.e. Leone is a Beautiful Girl.
Beautiful ⇒ Adjective
Adjective and its Types – Video
Rule no 1:
Always Remember this Rule.
More/Most [Superior, inferior, Prior, Junior, Senior] + To
He is more senior than me. (Incorrect)
He is Senior to me. (Correct)
Rule No 2:
Always Remember this Rule.
More/Most [Preferable, unique, ideal, perfect, complete, matchless, entire, universal, full, extreme, etc.]
He is the most unique doctor in this hospital. (Incorrect)
He is a unique doctor in this hospital. (correct)
Rule No 3:
A few ⇒ very small amount
The few ⇒Fixed numbers of things
I have a few books. (Correct)
I have read the few books that I bought last year. (Correct)
Few, a few, very few, the few (Countable Nouns)
Rule No 4:
Little⇒A little⇒The Little
The use of little depend on quantity.
There is a little milk in the jug. (Correct)
I made tea with a little milk in the jug. (Correct)
I made tea with the little milk in the jug. (Correct)
Little, a little, very little, the little (Uncountable Noun)
Rules No 5:
An Adjective always comes after (Worth+ Verb ing).
This is a Worth-Enjoying Match. (Incorrect)
This is a match Worth-Enjoying (Correct)
Rule No 6:
Comparison Between 2: 2nd Degree
Comparison Between more than two: 3rd Degree
This is the taller of the two boys. (Correct)
This book is the most interesting of the three. (Correct)
Rule no 7:
The + Second degree + Than
She is the taller than I. (Incorrect)
She is taller than I. (Correct)
But if a sentence has ‘Of’ after the second of Adjective then use ‘The’ Before Adjective.
He is the taller of the two girls. (Correct)
Rule no 8:
If a sentence has ‘The’ before an adjective, then there is no need to use ‘s/es’ in the case of Plural Adjective.
The + Adjective s/es
The poors are hated everywhere. (Incorrect)
The poor is hated everywhere. (Correct)
Rule No 9:
Little is a non-countable adjective so use it with an uncountable noun.
Few is a countable adjective so use it with a countable noun.
I have a little milk in the jug. (correct)
I have a few rupees.
Common Mistakes Examples
Common Mistakes Examples
|Please give me any milk.||Please give me some milk|
|He did not give me some milk.||He did not give me any milk|
|She made tea with little milk.||She made tea with a little milk|
|Lizza made tea with a little milk in the jug.||Lizza made tea with the little milk in the jug|
|He earns few rupees daily.||He earns a few Rupees daily.|
|Sham spent a few rupees he had.||Sham spent the few rupees he had.|
|She is taller than me.||She is taller than I.|
|Liza is tallest than her sister.||Liza is taller than her sister|
|Lubna is the taller of the three.||Lubna is the tallest of the three.|
|She is more taller than I.||She is taller than I|
|That book is more ideal than that.||This book is ideal.|
|This car is more preferable than that.||This car is preferable to that|
|He is the most unique doctor in city.||He is a unique doctor in the city.|
|This cloth is more superior than that.||This cloth is superior to that|
|He is senior than me.||He is senior to me|
|She is the most tallest girl in the class.||She is the tallest girl in the class|
|He gained a first prize.||He gained the first prize|
|She loves every of his two sisters.||She loves each of his two sisters|
|I am elder than he.||I am older than he.|
|She is my older sister.||She is my eldest sister.|
|He is the tallest of the two.||He is the taller of the two.|
|The number of students in our class are less.||The number of students in our school is small.|
|Your affectionate friend.||Yours affectionately.|
|He is a coward man.||He is a coward|
|She is much beautiful.||She is very beautiful|
|He spent whole the money.||He spent the whole money|
|She spent the all money.||She spent all the money.|
|He has no any money to buy a pen.||He has no money to buy a pen.|
|She is very tired to run.||She is too tired to run|
|He is too tired today.||He is very tired today|
|This is a worth reading book||This is a book worth reading|
|We should not hate the poors.||We should not hate the poor|
|Rich should not hate poors.||The rich should not hate the poor|
|The student in our class are more intelligent than your class.||The students in our class are more intelligent than those of your class.|
|The climate of Murree is nicer than Multan.||The climate of Murree is nicer than that of Multan|
Ghalib is greater than any poet.
Ghalib is greater than any other poet.
|Ali is the eldest man in the city.||Ali is the oldest man in the city|
|She is my oldest daughter||She is my eldest daughter.|
|What is the last news about the match?||What is the latest news about the match?|
|She is a miser woman.||She is a miserly woman.|
|This book is too much thick.||This book is much too thick.|