DEGREE POSITIVE DEGREE, COMPARATIVE DEGREE AND SUPERLATIVE DEGREE

DEGREE

Kinds of Degree

  1. POSITIVE DEGREE
  2. COMPARATIVE DEGREE
  3. SUPERLATIVE DEGREE

POSITIVE

SYMBOLS

01 AS-ADJ-AS

02 SHOW THE EQUIVALENT BETWEEN TWO PEOPLE.

[SUB+IS, AM, ARE, WAS, WERE+AS—ADJ—AS+OBJ.]

EXAMPLE:-

  1. Geeta is as beautiful as Sita.
  2. Ram was as long as Ramesh.
  3. Rajiv is as smaller as Rohan.
  4. This book was as bigger as that book.
  5. This flower is as beautiful as that flower.

NEGATIVE

[SUB+IS, AM, ARE, WAS, WERE+NOT+AS+ADJ+AS+OBJ.]

EXAMPLE:-

  1. Raju is not as tall as Rajeev.
  2. A guava was not as sweet as mango.
  3. This book is not as useful as that.

JAISA/ JAISEE

[SUB+IS, AM, ARE, WAS, WERE+ LIKE+ OBJ.]

EXAMPLE:-

  1. Ram is like his father.
  2. She is like her mother.
  3. He was like a tiger.
  4. This house is like a palace.

COMPARATIVE DEGREE

SYMBOL:-

  1. ADJ-ER, MORE –ADJ
  2. THAN
  3. SHOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TWO PERSON

[SUB+IS, AM, ARE, WAS, WERE+ADJ-ER/MORE+ADJ+THAN+OBJ.]

Example:-

  1. This room is bigger than that.
  2. Your radio is better than my radio.
  3. Mohan was richer than Sohan.
  4. This book is more beautiful than that book.
  5. Hari’s bag is more beautiful than Mohan’s bag.
  6. Your pen was more costly than my pen.

SUPERLATIVE DEGREE

SYMBOL:- 

  1. THE ADJ-EST
  2. THE +MOST+ADJ
  3. SHOW THE GREATEST ONE TO OTHER.

[SUB+IS AM, ARE, WAS, WERE+THE+ADJ-EST/MORE+ADJ+OBJ.]

EXAMPLE:-

  1. Ramesh is the greatest boy in the GMA.
  2. Sapna is the most beautiful in the GMA.
  3. Rohit was the most intelligent boy in the GMA.
  4. Ganga is the richest girl in Delhi.
  5. This boy is the most cunning in GMA.

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