Irregular

Adjective

Comparative

Superlative

good

better

the best

irregular

Tara is the best athlete in the
school.

well (healthy)

better

the best

irregular

He is still in hospital, but he feels
better than he felt 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
family)

elder

the eldest

irregular

Ram is my elder brother.

old (general
use)

older

the oldest

regular

Your teacher is older than my
teacher.

Example

In this following table we can learn the rules TABLE #1
adjective
Adjective with one syllable
1. Ending in e

Rule

Wide
safe

ADD

2.Consonant – Vowel –
Consonant

Example
The Honda is wider than the
chevrolete
r

Wider/ safer

A big car is safer than a
small one.

Double the consonant and
add -er

Big

Bigger

My house is bigger than
yours.

Thin

thinner

Joe is thinner than Mary

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