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Example sentences for "comparatives"

Lexicographically close words:
compar; comparable; comparaison; comparative; comparatively; compare; compared; comparee; compares; comparing
  1. Avoid double comparatives and double superlatives, and the comparison of adjectives whose meaning will not admit of different degrees.

  2. In participles and adverbs in ‘ly’, these organic comparatives and superlatives hardly survive at all.

  3. Comparatives and Superlatives; a few of these are primitive.

  4. Comparatives and a few other words are adjective.

  5. Point out the comparatives and the superlatives.

  6. Many comparatives and superlatives in er and est that are no longer allowable in prose are still used in poetry.

  7. Point out the comparatives and superlatives.

  8. Comparatives usually end in -er, and remain unaltered when definite.

  9. All Comparatives are regularly declined in the same way.

  10. Now it is very evident, that, if the other ordinals be either comparatives or superlatives, they must be so, not as compared with one another, but as compared with their respective cardinals.

  11. The vast majority of our comparatives end in r, and so seem to come from tr rather than from s.

  12. But in fact, though the before comparatives or superlatives be no article, Dr.

  13. Hyperboles are very commonly expressed by comparatives or superlatives; as, "My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.

  14. In the following text, these comparatives are rightly employed: "And to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer ye shall give the less inheritance.

  15. Double Comparatives and [Double] Superlatives should be avoided.

  16. The comparatives of a few adverbs may be found by dropping -ra of the corresponding adjective form: Positive.

  17. The comparatives all follow the Weak Declension.

  18. Some comparatives and superlatives are yet found in good writers formed without regard to the foregoing rules; but in a language subjected so little and so lately to grammar, such anomalies must frequently occur.

  19. Comparatives end in -e, mære 42, mare 8; the superlative has weak inflection in aldeste s.

  20. These comparatives had an inflection similar to that of sęnher: cf.

  21. With comparatives and words implying comparison the ablative is used to denote the measure of difference.

  22. As we learned above, the neuter accusative of comparatives is used adverbially.

  23. With comparatives and words implying comparison the ablative is used to denote the measure of difference.

  24. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "comparatives" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.