TO FORM THE COMPARATIVE WITH ADJECTIVES OF TWO OR MORE SYLLABLES, WE USE THE PARTICLE MORE BEFORETHE ADJECTIVE. DON’T FORGET TO USE THAN AFTER THE ADJECTIVE IF THE TWO PARTS IN THE COMPARISON ARE PRESENT. The chair is comfortable. The bed is more comfortable.The bed is more comfortable than the chair.
NOW, IT’S YOUR TURN. INTELLIGENT The worm is __________________ the elf. More intelligent than USEFUL More useful than The truck is __________________ the convertible.
IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES There are a few adjectives that form the comparison by using a different word: Fruit is good. Fruit is better than hamburgers. Hamburgers are bad. Hamburgers are worse than fruit. SUPERLATIVES