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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Comparatives

 
 

Examples sentences using comparatives:

Adjective

Number of Syllables

Comparative Form

Example Sentence

fat

one

fat + er = fatter

Jessica is fatter than Michelle.

short

one

short + er = shorter

Mary is shorter than Amy.

happy

two (ha:ppy)

happy + er = happier

Jeff is happier than Paul.

beautiful

three (beau:ti:ful)

more + beautiful

Gloria is more beautiful than Angela.

good

one

Irregular = better

Peter is better than Robert.