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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.
more early
earliest
earlier
most early

Q 2: The car from Ford won the race ______.
more easy
easily
easier
easy

Q 3: Our class __________________ awaited the return of our test.
eager
most eagerly
more eagerly

Q 4: Tom lives ___________ to school than Ron does.
closer
more close
more closer
closest

Q 5: My ice cream melted ____________________ than yours.
most quickly
quickly
more quickly

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

Q 7: Lisa arrived the _________ of all the students.
latest
most late
later
more late

Q 8: The child played ____________________ with the building blocks.
more happily
happy
most happily

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