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Degrees of comparison - Grammar Exercise

Complete the following sentences using adjectives or adverbs in the appropriate degrees of comparison.

1 Mary is ---------------------- than her three sisters.
taller
tall
tallest
either taller or tallest
   
2 Canít you drive any ------------------------?
fast
faster
fastest
either faster or fastest
   
3 We sell --------------------- expensive clothes for the fuller figure.
less
lesser
least
either less or lesser
   
4 I like Jane and Alice, but I think Jane is the -------------------- of the two.
nice
nicer
nicest
either nicer or nicest
   
5 I have got --------------------- energy than I used to.
less
lesser
least
either less or least
   
6 My accent is the ------------------- in my class.
worst
bad
worse
either worse or worst
   
7 She is one of the -------------------- people in town.
richer
richest
rich
either richer or richest
   
8 I will give you the -------------------- steak: I am not very hungry.
bigger
biggest
big
either bigger or biggest
   
9 Could you talk ------------------?
more quietly
most quietly
quietlier
quietliest
   
10 The --------------------- students in my class are two girls from Mumbai.
clever
cleverer
cleverest
either cleverer or cleverest
   

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