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Learn about Comparatives and Superlatives 2


Much / Slightly ...

You should look at the comparative adjectives lesson, the superlative adjectives lesson and the (not) as ...as lesson before you study this.

We can use other words before a comparative to say how big the difference is.

Love is far
a lot
a bit
a little
more important than money.

We can use other words with superlatives to say how big the difference is.

Whales are by far
just about
the biggest animal.
one of the biggest animals.

Finally, we use other words with as ...as to say there is no difference, a small difference or a big difference.

She's-as old as me
She'snot quiteas old as me
She'snotas old as me
She'snot nearlyas old as me

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