Adjectives: Common Mistakes with Adjectives, Definition and Examples

Common Mistakes with Adjectives Pdf!

This Lesson is purely about the use of the adjective in daily conversation, here we are going to provide you with some example mistakes in English Phrases with their correct ones. Grammar Mistakes can be related to writing or speaking related to adjectives.

What are Adjectives in English Grammar?

Adjectives are words that describe nouns and pronouns. Adjectives are the most basic part of grammar and parts of speech. Adjectives have the ability to restrict the meaning of nouns and pronouns.

Common Mistakes with Adjectives in English

Below are some Common Mistakes with Adjectives in a list:

errors in the use of adjective

Incorrect This cloth is superior than that.
Correct This cloth is superior to that.
Incorrect This cloth is inferior than that.
Correct This cloth is inferior to that.
Incorrect John is senior than Joe.
Correct John is senior to Joe.
Incorrect Joe is junior than John.
Correct Joe is junior to John.
Incorrect I met him prior than his departure for London.
Correct I met him prior to his departure for London.
Incorrect Sana is stronger to Anna.
Correct Sana is stronger than Anna.
Incorrect This lesson is easier from that.
Correct This lesson is easier than that.
Incorrect The population of Alaska is greater than any other town in USA.
Correct The population of Alaska is greater than that of any other town in USA.
Incorrect He is more cleverer than you.
Correct He is cleverer than you.
Incorrect He was the most kindest of our teachers.
Correct He was the kindest of our teachers.
Incorrect This house is more preferable, than that.
Correct This house is preferable to that.
Incorrect No less than ten persons were killed in the stampede
Correct No fewer than ten persons were killed in the stampede.
Incorrect This shopkeeper does not sell fewer than twenty KGs of Sugar
Correct This shopkeeper does not sell less than twenty KGs of sugar.
Incorrect   This boy is elder than that boy.
Correct   This boy is older than that boy.
Incorrect   He is the oldest of his family.
Correct He is the eldest of his family.
Incorrect   This incident happened latter than January 20, 1980.
Correct   This incident happened later than January 20, 1980.
Incorrect   Latest part of the play is unconvincing.
Correct   Last part of the play is unconvincing.
Incorrect   What is the last news about the match?
Correct   What is the latest news about the match?
Incorrect   The later part of the novel is interesting.
Correct   The latter part of the novel is interesting.
Incorrect   Texas is further from Alaska than California.
Correct   Texas is farther from Alaska than California.
Incorrect   I have no farther comments to make.
Correct   I have no further comments to make.

errors in the use of adjective

Related: Grammar Mistakes Related Verb

Errors in the use of Adjectives

Incorrect   This is the worst example of hypocrisy.
Correct   This is the worst example of hypocrisy.
Incorrect   She is best of the two sisters.
Correct   She is better of the two sisters.
Incorrect   The vampire was the more interesting of all the characters.
Correct   The vampire was the most interesting of all the characters.
Incorrect   He is the ablest and efficient teacher.
Correct   He is the ablest and most efficient teacher.
Incorrect   He enjoys the most world-wide reputation.
Correct   He enjoys world-wide reputation.
Incorrect   She has the most perfect features.
Correct   She has perfect features.
Incorrect   Gilberts were the first who arrived.
Correct   Gilberts were the first to arrive.
Incorrect   There is a little truth in this story.
Correct   There is little truth in this story.
Incorrect   Please give me little sugar.
Correct   Please give me a little sugar.
Incorrect   Few things he said were very instructive
Correct   The few things he said were very instructive.
Incorrect   I am sorry I have a few friends.
Correct   I am sorry I have few friends.
Incorrect   Each of the sisters bring a present.
Correct   Each of the sisters brings a present.
Incorrect   Each one was shocked at the news of gruesome murder.
Correct   Everyone was shocked at the news of the gruesome murder.
Incorrect   Poors deserve our attention and help.
Correct   The poor deserve our attention and help.
Incorrect   There are thousands books in his library.
Correct   There are thousands of books in his library.
Incorrect   His all hopes were dashed to the ground.
Correct   All his hopes were dashed to the ground.
Incorrect   She was his chief object of desire.
Correct   She was the chief object of his desire.
Incorrect   He only is responsible for this act.
Correct   He alone is responsible for this act.

 

Also check: Grammar Rules Related to Adjectives

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