Comparison of Adjectives

‘Curiouser and curiouser’ says the title character in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland when she suddenly becomes very tall. But we don’t use the suffix -er in English with the word curious; we would usually say ‘even more curious,’ unless, of course, in a jocular sense, meaning to cause amusement.

Here are the rules for the comparison of adjectives.



10.07.07. Basic, Force-Feeding, Grammar.

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