CBSE Class 10 English Comparatives Assignment. Students are advised to refer to the attached assignments and practice them regularly. This will help them to identify their weak areas and will help them to score better in examination. Parents should download and give the assignments to their children for practice.
Adjectives can be compared in different ways. Look at the following examples: Ram is tall.
Ram is taller than Shyam. (Comparative Degree)
Ram is the tallest boy in the class. (Superlative Degree)
The positive degree of an adjective is the adjective in its simplest form. It is used to denote mere existence of some quality of what we speak about.
The comparative degree of an adjective denotes a higher degree of quality than the positive and is used when two things or sets of things are compared.
The superlative degree of an adjective denotes the highest degree of quality and is used when more than two things or sets of things are compared.
Some adverbs, like adjectives, too have three degree of comparison. They are the adverbs of manner, degree and time.
Gita runs fast.
Gita runs faster than Sita. ( Manner) Gita runs the fastest of all.
He writes beautifully.
He writes more beautifully than his friends. ( Degree) His
handwriting is the most beautiful of all.
He came early.
He came earlier than others. ( Time) He came the earliest of all.
He is superior/inferior than me. (Incorrect) He is superior/ inferior to me. (correct)
I prefer tea than coffee. (incorrect)
I prefer tea to coffee. (Correct)
I am feeling more better than yesterday. (Incorrect) I am feeling better than yesterday. (Correct)
Ram is tallest by in the class. (Incorrect) Ram is the tallest boy in the class. (Correct)
1. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word to complete the sentences.
(a) However …………………………………….. this typewriter is, I won’t buy it.
(b) She economizes………………………she can. Yet she cannot make ends meet.
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