We use comparative and superlative form to compare and contrast different objects, or to show the difference between them.
|One- syllable adjectives||
|Adjectives ending in -y||dirty
|Adjectives with two or more syllables||beautiful
|the most beautiful
the most interesting
Adjectives that end in one vowel and one consonant double the consonant.
- Look! This is the biggest church in Italy!
- My hair is thinner than yours.
- Yesterday was hotter than today.
Adjectives ending in -y change the -y in -i.
- Lucy is happier than me.
- This TV programme is funnier than the one we saw yesterday.
Than is always used with comparatives to introduce the second element in a comparison.