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A2 Make Comparisons with Adverbs

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These grammar exercises show us how we make comparisons with adverbs by using more and most with adverbs that end in -ly.


Learn how to make comparisons with adverbs to be successful in the Cambridge Assessment English A2 Flyers test.

A2 Make comparisons with adverbs

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Make comparisons with adverbs

  • Use more and most with adverbs that end in -ly.
  • Use -er and -est with irregular adverbs: hard, fast, early, late.
  • Better and best are forms of the adverb well.

Using More and Most
My mum types more quickly than I do. → My sister types the most quickly of all.

Using -er and -est
Will works harder than Harry. → Maria is the hardest worker.

Using better and best
Jim writes better than I do. → Kim writes the best of all.

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