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  • For short adjectives (one syllable) add -er • Examples: • Cold colder • Nice nicer • Small smaller • Light lighter • Strong stronger • Fast faster
  • Adjectives of 2 syllables or more add ‘more’• Examples:• Common more common• Awful more awful• Modern more modern• Nervous more nervous• Comfortable more comfortable• Beautiful more beautiful
  • One-syllable adjectives with onevowel + ending in one consonant:double the consonant + add -er • Examples: • Big bigger • Hot hotter • Thin thinner • Sad sadder
  • Adjectives ending in consonant + ‘–y’ change to -ier • Examples: • Friendly friendlier • Noisy noisier • Funny funnier • Dry drier • Rainy rainier • Windy windier • Sunny sunnier