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

Q 2: Kim awoke _________________ the first day of school.
earlier
earliest
early
oftenest

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

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

Q 5: She talked ____________ than the first speaker.
more excited
excited
more excitedly
most excitedly

Q 6: The final speaker spoke ___________ than the others.
more long
longest
most long
longer

Q 7: Chimpanzees learn _________ of all the apes.
quickest
most quickest
more quick
most quickly

Q 8: My ice cream melted ____________________ than yours.
quickly
most quickly
more quickly

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