Tag: superlatives

62 Why can "low" become "lower" and "lowest", while "up" can't? 2018-04-24T00:54:23.063

25 a most talented writer - why not "the most talented writer"? 2014-11-18T15:37:09.493

21 A superlative form of right 2017-05-04T06:54:40.057

19 "Most simple" or "Simplest" 2013-01-25T18:15:35.877

12 Is "horrorest" a correct English word? 2015-04-15T14:23:24.657

12 Is "toppest" not a word? 2018-05-24T13:40:14.110

11 Is there always a "the" before a superlative adjective? 2015-01-16T03:22:29.680

10 "The most rude" or "the rudest"? 2016-03-25T11:30:51.587

9 thousands of people rallied, MOST peacefully... -- most people rallied peacefully or did they rally most peacefully? 2014-11-25T12:06:19.337

9 "The irony was lost on no one, least of all" 2016-02-18T14:23:39.617

9 What is the right word to describe something more than "great" 2016-03-02T08:25:59.433

8 "it is best" vs. "it is the best" 2016-01-02T11:25:26.183

7 "love most" versus "love the most" 2013-06-03T10:39:04.297

7 superlative without "the" 2015-01-17T11:12:25.667

7 “Newest” vs. “Latest” 2015-04-16T11:27:37.690

6 "Of the two sisters she is the best." Is the statement grammatically correct? 2015-05-12T05:11:55.783

6 "better" vs "best" 2017-01-17T18:49:18.547

6 My leg got most tired 2017-12-02T09:00:41.753

5 most/most of/ the most of 2013-04-29T17:25:56.613

5 Using 'most': with or without 'the'? 2016-01-06T05:27:17.100

5 Which is correct "The most tragic" or "the tragicest"? 2016-04-11T13:58:38.630

5 Do monosyllabic past participles used as adjectives follow the comparative and superlative rules about adding -er/-est suffixes? 2016-06-07T07:59:41.710

5 at + adj? is it correct? 2019-09-29T06:22:47.693

4 What is the meaning of this "could have been more?" 2013-11-29T11:46:18.903

4 The difference between the superlative with "the" and without "the" 2015-11-06T13:22:27.763

4 "The" before a superlative adjective: why there is no definite article in "Your woodwork was worst of all" 2015-11-07T10:58:21.833

4 "More" and "most" with some adjectives 2017-06-26T12:57:18.480

4 Is it correct to say "which country do you like the most?" 2019-03-17T10:45:20.640

3 Can we use superlative degree when comparing? 2013-05-06T06:36:59.153

3 What does 'the + adjective' mean? 2013-07-29T02:58:25.650

3 "as little as possible" vs. "as least as possible" 2014-12-01T19:47:06.887

3 Is the word "thing" necessary in the following sentence? 2015-01-11T15:19:24.310

3 can I say "I like it best?" 2015-10-28T16:37:39.163

3 Is it right not to put a "the" before some superlative adjectives such as "first"? 2015-11-11T02:25:43.560

3 "Truest of friends" vs. "truest friends" 2015-12-10T16:29:12.283

3 Near, Nearer, Nearest 2015-12-16T00:57:38.463

3 The Use of superlatives at the end of the phrase 2017-02-15T17:11:16.380

3 Positive, comparative, superlative and... is there a fourth? 2017-03-20T17:20:06.150

3 "Wronger" and "wrongest" Vs. "more wrong" or "most wrong" 2018-04-23T15:15:25.743

3 strangest or the most strange 2020-01-13T05:53:47.767

2 More easily or most easily 2014-05-17T14:51:12.900

2 It was the most helpless I have ever felt in my life - what does "the most helpless" mean? 2014-07-26T14:51:23.177

2 What is the superlative form of 'focus'? 2015-11-30T13:26:55.067

2 Use of the definite article before superlative adjectives 2017-08-11T09:31:10.240

2 Using a superlative adjective as a noun 2017-12-26T13:37:36.557

2 “The most something” vs. “most something” 2019-09-02T11:22:30.400

1 Is this sentence correct grammatically? 2014-01-18T20:33:45.617

1 Is the phrase 'the best out of bests' correct? 2014-02-03T12:02:56.767

1 In which cases let the superlatives better be split? 2014-04-17T09:36:17.417

1 Which part of speech is this "earliest" in this sentence, an adjective or an adverb? 2014-11-20T01:40:32.717

1 Considered most unbearable = considered very unbearable? 2015-08-07T04:56:26.490

1 Must 'maximum' be followed by 'of'? 2015-09-11T13:07:56.287

1 Comparative degree or superlative degree? 2016-02-11T14:44:09.530

1 "Most unlucky" or "unluckiest"? 2016-02-27T00:43:27.120

1 "plural" + are/were + "one" of the best + 2016-10-25T19:10:12.987

1 "The largest crime" or "The biggest crime" 2016-11-16T15:28:12.070

1 What does 'very' mean in this sentence and why do we need it? 2017-03-07T11:55:22.903

1 Smarter vs Smartest when referring to twins? 2017-09-29T13:39:13.000

1 He is making the problem worst/worse 2017-11-24T18:54:07.387

1 What does "the least possible value" mean? 2018-07-26T05:13:48.560

1 Does "most exclusive emphasis" need a "the" in front of it? 2018-09-06T09:17:49.823

1 Comparison of adjectives 2019-01-07T15:09:13.270

1 Best actor, it is best to go there early..why “the” is omitted? 2019-02-17T08:41:31.427

1 Superlative + noun / Superlative + of + noun 2019-03-26T21:39:02.370

1 (the) best players have little time for other hobbies 2019-04-25T15:15:50.230

1 That's best..no article? 2019-04-28T17:46:06.793

1 "(the) most greatest" or "(the) greatest" 2019-08-03T07:15:10.750

1 Does "quantitative" have a comparative and a superlative? 2019-08-20T13:23:09.727

1 He is the best soccer player "on" his team. vs He is the best soccer player "in" his team 2019-09-27T04:00:18.780

1 Which would you say "I love sweets the best" or "I love sweets the most"? 2019-10-29T06:51:53.647

1 The definite before comparative degree 2019-10-30T04:29:19.840

1 Should I use "away" after "Farthest/Farther?" 2020-05-18T19:40:03.380

1 Using superlative or not? 2020-08-09T12:50:14.250

1 "Most" "best" with or without "the" 2020-08-22T13:28:24.213

0 "Experienced the *fastest* growth"? 2013-12-09T09:12:42.333

0 Confusion with superlative degree 2014-01-31T05:15:35.060

0 Comparative vs. Superlative While Comparing Two Items 2014-11-08T11:06:05.370

0 Function of "the most recent" in a sentence 2015-02-12T07:38:10.847

0 Is "ultimate best" correct grammar when used to describe something? 2015-10-27T19:45:10.900

0 How do I form a superlative like this? 2015-12-17T01:29:34.313

0 Degrees of comparison 2016-01-13T15:05:38.503

0 Isn't there any student of the same height as Tom in the class if "Tom is the tallest in the class"? 2016-02-21T07:16:33.170

0 Using "the best of" with uncountable and countable nouns 2016-04-08T16:21:47.427

0 Is "the most *noun*s" correct? 2016-09-16T11:00:20.940

0 In all of Southeast Asia" or "In Southeast Asia" 2016-11-06T03:05:09.997

0 Is it possible to say "my most illegal software yet"? 2016-11-12T07:23:40.767

0 Most/Second most + after 2017-04-03T12:44:01.740

0 How To Correct: "My father likes playing gold best of all." 2017-05-01T20:49:43.203

0 Can strong adjectives have comparative and superlative? 2017-06-18T13:18:16.420

0 The definite article before superlative degree 2017-07-22T23:47:43.813

0 a confusion in a sentence between the superlative and comparative form 2017-08-17T11:24:25.100

0 most interesting or the most interesting 2017-08-21T00:48:25.200

0 What do they care about most? or What do they care about the most? 2018-01-12T15:26:11.223

0 Difference between up and out 2018-02-14T17:44:08.033

0 Is it always necessary to use definite article before superlative? 2018-05-02T22:12:47.287

0 Is it correct to end a sentence with a superlative without followed noun? 2018-05-02T23:20:17.493

0 If someone asks me: "is that clear enough?" can I answer "it is clearest" or it "Is the clearest"? 2018-05-04T02:29:32.797

0 Which of the meanings of the adjective "mean" can have comparison or superlativeness? 2018-05-05T05:06:14.957

0 The most used + Noun VS Noun + is used the most 2018-12-29T07:14:39.037