Comparative This house is bigger than that house
The book is as interesting as the film
Mary is less intelligent than Peter
Esta casa es más grande que esa casa
El libro es tan interesante como la película
María es menos inteligente que Pedro
más … que more … than
tan … como as … as
menos … que less … than
Superlative John is the most handsome singer in the group.
Susan is the stupidest girl in the world
Juan es el cantante más guapo en el grupo
Susana es la chica más tonta en el mundo
El más … the most (masculine)
La más … the most (feminine)
Grande - mayor or más grande bigger (also older)
Pequeño - menor or más pequeño smaller (also younger)
Bueno mejor good / better / best
Malo peor bad /worse / worst
Let's see what we can do with these adjectives:
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