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Comparison Of Adjectives

 Comparison Of Adjectives  There are three Degrees of Comparison -  Positive Degree Comparative Degree Superlative Degree   * Positive Degree   The Positive Degree of an Adjective is the Adjective in its simple form . It is used when no comparison is made. Ex : sweet, small, tall, white , etc. The mangoes taste sweet. * Comparative Degree  The Comparative Degree of an Adjective denotes a higher degree of the quality than the positive , and is used when two things are compared .  Ex : sweeter, smaller, taller, whiter, etc . Rama is smaller than me. * Superlative Degree The Superlative Degree of an Adjective denotes the highest degree of the quality and is used when more than two things are compared. Ex : sweetest, smallest, tallest, whitest, etc. This boy is the strongest in the class.

The Sentence, Subject And Predicate

Sentence A group of words that makes  a complete sense is called a Sentence. Example : Little Jack Horner sat in a corner.                    Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Kinds of a Sentence 1- Declarative or Assertive Sentences  A sentence that makes a statement or assertion is called a Declarative or Assertive sentence.  Example : Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. 2- Interrogative Sentences A sentence that asks a question is called Interrogative Sentence. Example : Where do you live?                    What is your name? 3- Imperative Sentence A sentence that expresses a command,order,requests is called Imperative sentence. Example : Be quiet .                    Have mercy upon us.                     4- Exclamatory Sentence A sentence that expresses strong feeling is called an Exclamatory sentence. Example : How cold the night is!