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Comparative of equality


As + adjective + as
As much + (singular n.) + as
As many + (plural n.) + as
Half /twice/ three times as … as

As soon/calm as possible; as well as I could

One-syllable Adjectives

Adjective Comparative Superlative
small smaller the smallest
cold colder the coldest
light lighter the lightest
short shorter the shortest


One-Syllable Adjective with Final –e

Adjective Comparative Superlative
nice nicer the nicest
white whiter the whitest


One-Syllable Adjective Ending with a Single Consonant with a Single Vowel before It

Adjective Comparative Form Superlative Form
big bigger biggest
thin thinner thinnest
fat fatter fattest

Two-Syllable Adjective Ending with –y

Adjective Comparative Form Superlative Form
happy happier happiest
angry angrier angriest

If a Two-Syllable Adjective Ending with -y is preceded by the prefix ‘un’ is has both forms:

unluckier unluckiest
Unlucky
more unlucky most unlucky

Two-syllable adjectives

Two-Syllable Adjective Comparative Form Superlative Form
peaceful more peaceful most peaceful
pleasant more pleasant most pleasant
careful more careful most careful
thoughtful more thoughtful most thoughtful

Two-Syllable Adjective Ending with -er, -le, or –ow and common, handsome, polite, quiet

Adjective Comparative Form Superlative Form
narrow narrower narrowest
gentle gentler gentlest


Adjectives with three or more syllables.

Adjective Comparative Form Superlative Form
generous more generous most generous
important more important most important
intelligent more intelligent most intelligent

Past participles used as adjectives form the comparative with more and most:
broken, damaged, defeated, etc.

Comparative of minority:

- Less+ adjective + than…
- Less + singular noun + than
- Fewer + plural noun + than


Superlative of minority:

- The least+ adjective + in…
- The least + singular noun + in
- The fewest + plural noun +in


N.B. The earlier, the better
The longer we wait, the worse it is
The more I sleep, the more I feel tired

Sempre più forte= stronger and stronger
Sempre più intelligente= more and more intelligent
Sempre meno = less and less / fewer and fewer

Adjective Comparative Superlative
good /well better best
bad /badly worse worst
little (poco)
little(piccolo) less
smaller least (1)
smallest
few fewer fewest
Much/many more most

far further / farther (2) furthest / farthest
old older/elder (3) oldest/eldest
late later
the latter The latest (il più recente)
The last (l’ultimo/scorso)

1.at least/Not in the least/Least of all/Last but not least
2. Further = ulteriore
3. Mary, my elder sister is two years older than me


intensifiers

Much
A lot + comparative adjective = molto più …
Far

Many
A lot + more + sost. plurale = molti più…
Far

Far + fewer = molti/e meno…
A little/ a bit = un po’…
A few + sost. Plurale = a few more questions
By far = di gran lunga

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