Grammar Rules English Related Adjective

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.

  1. Rules Related Adjective.
  2. Practice Example Corrections.
  3. A simple Quiz to test your Credibility.

What is an adjective?

“The adjective is a word naming an attribute of a noun, such as sweetred, or technical.”

i.e. Leone is a Beautiful Girl.

Beautiful ⇒ Adjective

Adjective and its Types – Video

Grammar Rules

Rule no 1:

Always Remember this Rule.

More/Most [Superior, inferior, Prior, Junior, Senior] + To

Example:

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.]

Example:

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

Examples:

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).

Example:

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

Example:

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

Example:

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.

Example:

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

Example:

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

CorrectIncorrect
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 bookThis 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 daughterShe 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.

 

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