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HOME > ENGLISH GRAMMAR EXERCISES > Comparative/superlative 2

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topic: Comparative or superlative? 2 - Comparing things in English | level: Intermediate

Choose whether each sentence requires the comparative or superlative form:

1. This is ________ book in the whole store.
  more expensive
  the most expensive

2. That shirt is ________ than the other one.
  the most dirty

3. Peter was laughing hard, but his wife was laughing even ________!
  the hardest

4. He is ________ man that I know.
  the strongest

5. Robert is never on time. He always arrives ________ than the rest of us.
  the latest

6. That is ________ song I've ever heard!
  the best

7. Your cat is ________ than ours.
  the smallest

8. I thought this test would be difficult, but it's ________ test I've ever taken.
  the easiest

9. Out of all the films I've seen, this one is ________.
  the saddest

10. Your answer is wrong, but it's ________ than the other students' answers.
  the most correct
  more correct

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