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

Q 2: The final speaker spoke ___________ than the others.
longest
most long
longer
more long

Q 3: Tom lives ___________ to school than Ron does.
closest
more close
more closer
closer

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

Q 5: The article appeared __________________ than the other.
most recently
recent
more recently

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

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

Q 8: Do gorillas scream __________ than other apes do?
louder
more loud
loudest
most loud

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