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Grammar, Punctuation, and Style
1.34 Comparing with Adverbs

Adverbs are sometimes used to compare different actions. Like adjectives, adverbs have degrees of comparison, namely, positive, comparative, and superlative.

Examples:
I can run fast. She can run faster. He can run the fastest.
I spoke well. She spoke better. He spoke the best.

PositiveComparativeSuperlative
expertly more expertly most expertly
soon sooner soonest
hard harder hardest
far farther farthest
long longer longest
suddenly more suddenly most suddenly

Directions: Fill in the blanks with correct comparative adverbs. Write five example sentences for each of positive, comparative, and superlative adverbs. As a homework, read a book and write sentences containing adverbs used for comparison; and identify the form of the adverb in each sentence.
Q 1: She arrived at the auditorium _________ than Kim did.
earlier
earliest
more early
most early

Q 2: Lisa arrived the _________ of all the students.
later
more late
latest
most late

Q 3: The article appeared __________________ than the other.
most recently
more recently
recent

Q 4: Gorillas try _____________ of all apes to avoid fights.
harder
hardest
hard
most hardest

Q 5: Do gorillas scream __________ than other apes do?
louder
loudest
most loud
more loud

Q 6: She talked ____________ than the first speaker.
more excited
excited
most excitedly
more excitedly

Q 7: My ice cream melted ____________________ than yours.
more quickly
most quickly
quickly

Q 8: Chimpanzees learn _________ of all the apes.
more quick
most quickly
most quickest
quickest

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