Some Examples On Degrees Of .parison And Tips,english Grammar.-noreply

Some examples of Positive, .parative and Superlative Degrees of .parison. Positive .parative Superlative Good Better Best Hot Hotter Hottest Sharp Sharper Sharpest Tall Taller Tallest Short Shorter Shortest Large Larger Largest Small Smaller Smallest Dry More dry (drier) Most dry (driest) Cold More cold (colder) Most cold (coldest) Proud More proud (prouder) Most proud (proudest) High Higher Highest Legible More legible Most legible Great Greater Greatest Cut Cut Cut Put Put Put Useful More useful Most useful Ferocious More ferocious Most ferocious Nutritive More nutritive Most nutritive Pretty More pretty (prettier) Most pretty (Prettiest) We should remember that we have two things to .pare in .parative degrees. We can say one is better than the other. In cases, when we have to make .parison between more than two Persons / Objects, we have to say one or one group is better or worse than the other. Ex: A, B, C and D are .pared. A is taller than B B is taller than C D is of the same height of C B is taller than C and D, but, shorter than A. Changing the Degrees of .parison – POSITIVE Degree occurs when we make a statement or a matter of fact without .parison. – .PARITIVE Degree occurs when we .pare two things / place / persons. – SUPERLATIVE Degree occurs when more than two things / place / persons are involved. Remember, beyond Superlative there is nothing more to be .pared. If only two persons / places need to be .pared, then one can use the Superlative. – When forming .parative degree, normally add a) er to positive Ex: tall taller sharp sharper old older short shorter young younger long longer large larger high higher b) for superlative, add est to positive. tall taller tallest sharp sharper sharpest old older oldest short shorter shortest young younger youngest long longer longest large larger largest high higher highest c) for word ending with y remove y from positive and add ier for .parative and iest for superlative. heavy heavier heaviest lucky luckier luckiest pretty prettier prettiest dirty dirtier dirtiest merry merrier merriest dirty more dirty most dirty The Adjectives which have two syllables, will have more for .parative and most for superlative. Ex: beautiful more beautiful most beautiful honest more honest most honest popular more popular most popular reliable more reliable most reliable pretty more pretty (prettier) most pretty (prettiest) Some form themselves into .parative and superlative in an irregular pattern. Positive .parative Superlative good / well better best bad / ill worse worst high higher highest little less least much / many more most far farther farthest fore former foremost / first You will be.e familiar with more words to use in Degrees of .parison by reading. For changing from one degree to another. From Positive to .parative. a) Find out the .parative form of positive and place it in the place of positive adjective and follow it with than or to and follow it with the object. Rama is elder (.parative) to Lakshmanan To change into superlative, you should make sure or ensure that all the persons / places / things .pared are taken into account. In superlative, you should leave nothing out of .parison. In the above example, in .parative, we have taken only two persons ; Rama and Lakshmanan If we are certain that we have to make a statement involving Rama and Lakshmanan to indicate who is elder of the two, .parative degree will do. But, if we have more than two people, if we say, Rama is elder to Lakshmanan, when two others namely, Bharata and Shatrugana are involved, if we say Rama is elder to Lakshmana, we will not know if Bharata or Shatrugana is elder to Rama. So, if we say, Rama is the eldest of four brothers, we have taken into account Bharata and Shatrugana. We get the clear picture that Rama is the eldest of the four. Let us see another example for changing from one degree to another. Madurai is the oldest town in Tamil Nadu (Superlative). The meaning is that there is no other city in Tamil Nadu which is older than Madurai. So, to convert the above into superlative and convey the same meaning, we should say Madurai is older than any other city in Tamil nadu. We can also express the same in another way. No other city in Tamil Nadu is older than Madurai. However, the emphasis we want to give on Madurai is slightly different or varied. This, we shall discuss later. Shakespeare is greater than any other English poet. (.parative) Shakespeare is the greatest of English Poets (superlative). As a rule, make sure the meaning in various degrees remain the same, instead of blindly following hints. In fact, while dealing with grammar, we should pay more attention to the meaning conveyed, whatever be the circumstances. Change the degree of .parison without changing the meaning. 1) The pen is mightier than the sword. 2) Cow is more useful than any other animal. 3) Mount Everest is the highest peak in the World. 4) Mariana Trench is the deepest point in the ocean 5) It is better to have loved and lost than to have not loved at all. 6) Mango is sweeter than Lime. 7) Very few Nations are as materialistic as the USA. 8) Samudra Gupta was greater than any other King in India. 9) No other orator was more powerful as Demosthenes. 10) I have more books than you. ADJECTIVES USED AS NOUNS The rich do not know the condition of the poor The adjectives are rich and poor. What do we mean by these adjectives? Rich people who are rich or rich people. Poor people who are poor or poor people. The nouns People are not stated openly. They are implied or hidden behind the adjectives. So, when we say rich or poor in the above sentences, we mean rich (adjective) people (noun collective noun), do not to know the sufferings of the poor (adjective) people (noun collective noun). In practice, we use rich and poor. Hence, adjective is used as Plural Nouns. The future is happy. Here, future means futurity. It is an Abstract Noun. In such cases, the adjective (future) be.es Noun. It is in Singular. Some other adjectives derived from Proper Nouns be.e adjectives. They may relate to proper ethnicity Indians, Americans, Tamilians. Some adjectives indicating persons also be.e Nouns. They may belong to particular profession or an activity that is .mon to all of them juniors, seniors, Criminals. Yet some other adjectives denoting quantity / things in general be.e Nouns. It can be both in Singular and Plural. – Secrets, total, solids, liquids, gases, valuables. Some adjectives like sweet are used as Nouns in Plural and not in Singular. We can say sweets, it, that is, in a many eatables that are sweet. Some phrases also be.e Nouns whenever this make appear into the sentence below the proceeding one. In short, Before long, Ere long, At Best, At the very least, in black and white. In general, to identify an adjective functioning as a Noun, look for Plural Nouns, Singular Nouns of quality, derivatives of Nouns (means Adjectives formed of Noun). Or some phrases that indicate Nouns implicitly. Also, the appears before Adjective functioning as Noun (in general). Remember the above guidelines are only indicative. Best way is to look for the meaning. i.e. what we speak about Persons / Places / Things and what we add to give more meaning to the forms and decide if the Noun is implied. Sometimes we use Noun as adjectives as well. I am a city boy. He always plays .puter games. Adjective is normally placed before the Noun. He is a great man. In poetry, the adjective may appear after the Noun Men, of great valour never die more than once. We place adjectives after Noun in Prose also, when we have more than one adjective to emphasis. Lord Krishna was a great King, Philosopher and Leader. He was a kind man, patient, forbearing and of .passion. We also place adjectives after a Noun when we join some words or phrases to adjectives. This is to place emphasis. MS Dhoni is fertile in imaginative tactics.. In some cases, in some phrases, Adjectives .e after the Noun. God Almighty, time immemorial. In some instances, the adjectives are more of explanatory in nature or indicate a specific quality which we want to emphasis. Kids Cube International Preschool Franchise In Education, Bangalore By: Sandy9 – Kids Cube Preschool Franchise Bangalore is imperative that sets up a stage for the mental development of babies. 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