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

Q 2: Chimpanzees learn _________ of all the apes.
more quick
quickest
most quickly
most quickest

Q 3: Do gorillas scream __________ than other apes do?
more loud
loudest
louder
most loud

Q 4: The child played ____________________ with the building blocks.
most happily
more happily
happy

Q 5: Lisa arrived the _________ of all the students.
most late
latest
later
more late

Q 6: Of all these apes, chimpanzees behave _______.
more peacefully
most peacefully
peacefully
more peaceful

Q 7: Gorillas try _____________ of all apes to avoid fights.
hardest
hard
most hardest
harder

Q 8: Kim awoke _________________ the first day of school.
oftenest
early
earlier
earliest

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