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SUPERLATIVE FORM

The superlative form is used to express the highest degree or quality of something among a group. It allows us to compare multiple items or individuals and identify the one that stands out the most.

When forming the
superlative form, we typically add the suffix "-est" to the short adjectives or use the word "most" before the long adjectives. Here are some examples:

Adjective + "-est":
This is the tallest building in the city.
She is the smartest student in the class.
It was the funniest movie I've ever seen.

"Most" + Adjective:
He is the most talented musician in the band.
That was the most delicious cake I've ever tasted.
It is the most beautiful place I've ever visited.

In order to to emphasize the extreme or exceptional nature of something, we use the superlative form. It helps us highlight the highest level of a particular quality or characteristic.

It's important to note that when using the superlative form, we are comparing multiple items or individuals within a specific context. It's not a general statement but rather a comparison within a specific group or category.

So, whether you're talking about the tallest building, the smartest student, or the most delicious cake, the superlative form helps you convey the exceptional nature of what you're describing.

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References:

Modal English Drive

Cambridge

Exam English

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