Irregular Adjectives (comparative, superlative

The regular way to make comparative/superlative adjectives is to add -er/-est or to
use more/most. A small number of adjectives, however, are irregular and some of these
can be regular or irregular. The most important ones are listed here:
Adjective Comparative Superlative Example
good better the best irregular Tara is the best athlete in the
well (healthy) better the best irregular He is still in hospital, but he is
better than he was last week.
bad worse the worst irregular You are the worst driver I
have ever known.
far further the furthest irregular My house is the furthest one.
far farther the farthest regular My house is the farther one.
old (people in a
elder the eldest irregular Ram is my elder brother.
old (general
older the oldest regular Your teacher is older than my

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