Sentences with Superlatives



Sentences with Superlatives :



This is the most expensive car of the country. (not correct)

Note : After Superlatives, 'in' is used (or other prepositions) to show what place we are talking about.

This is the most expensive car in the country.
I am the richest man under the sun.

Note : 'of' - Preposition is not normally used. But it is possible after a Superlative without a noun.

She is the most sensible of the Chakravarthy girls.

It is best book I have ever read. (not correct)
It is the best book I have ever read. (correct)

The : (adverb) - (used in comparisons to show that two things happen together)

The more he eats, the fatter he gets.

(used in comparisons, to show that someone or something is more, less etc. than before)

She has had a holiday and looks (all) the better for it.

(used for showing that someone or something is more than any other)

She loves you the best.

But I had the greatest (extreme) difficulty understanding her.

Note : Always 'the' should be used with the superlatives.

It is the best book I have ever read.
You are the tallest. But I am the strongest.

Note : There is an exception to the rule.

That is most kind of you.

(Here 'the' the definite article is not used before the superlative "most."

Here "most" means "very".

Note : "Most" can be used with the meaning 'very' only before adjectives and adverbs that express the speaker's personal feeling or opinion.

Compare :

a most beautiful woman
a most wonderful coincidence

Most certainly, I can win the case.

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