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Comparative (compare jämför  two things)

Har här jag lagt till vid slutet på beskrivande ord: -er 

  • This is better than that.
  • Stockholm is bigger than Gothenburg.
  • I am faster than you are.
  • An ice cream cone lasts longer than a choclate bar.
  • She is older than he is.
  • A mouse is smaller than a house.
  • My brother is smarter than I am.
  • Obs! Sometimes the last letter (bokstav) has to be doubled: big → bigger

Nu är det din tur. Skriv -er  eller -est  Men bara vid behöv!

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1. Steel is hard___ than copper.
2. The classroom is very dark___.
3. Is John the old___ boy in his class?
4. Can you see if my hat is too big___?
5. Today is much cold___ than yesterday.
6. Which is the fast ___ aeroplane in Sweden?
7. Is the station very far___ långt  from here?
8. Tonight is the cold___ night.
9. Tom has a long___ way to go to school than Dick.
10. Our lawn is the green___ in this town.
11. The sea-captain's ship is very fine___.
12. Give me the long___ of the four pencils, please.
13. They have a much old___ car than we have.
14. My pencil is short___ than your pencil.
15. Why do you come so late___?
16. Is your new coat too long___?
17. This book is rather short___.
18. Mary is the young___ of the three sisters.
19. We have a small___ football than he has.
20. Mr Nelson is the strong___ man I know.
21. My watch runs too slow___.
22. This carpet is much soft___ than that one.
23. Today is the warm___ day of the week.
24. Is her cousin tall___ than her brother?


-er  -est

  • talltallertallest
  • short→ shorter→ the shortest
  • cold→ colder→ the coldest
  • hot→ hotter the hottest
  • large→ largerthe largest  ("I'll need a larger size")

Fyll i orden som saknas:

tall→ __________ → the tallest

______________→ shorter→ the shortest

cold→ colder→ _______    ______________

hot → ______________ → ______________

-y  -i

  • windy blåsig→ windier→ the windiest
  • angry arg → angrier→ the angriest
  • funny→ funnier → the funniest

Fyll i orden som saknas:

windy blåsigwindier→ the windiest

______________ arg angrier→ the angriest

fun→ ______________ → the funniest

L å n g a  ord

  • interesting→ more interesting→ the most interesting
  • exciting→ more exciting→ the most exciting

Fyll i orden som saknas:

interesting→ more __________________ → the most interesting

exciting→ more exciting→ ____    ______    _________________

Compare More!

Slightly modified from source
Underline stryk under the two things being compared som jämförs.

  1. The baby was like an octopus, grabbing at all the cans on the grocery store shelves.
  2. As the teacher entered the room she muttered mumlade  under her breath, "This class is like a three-ring circus!"
  3. The giant’s steps were thunder as he ran toward Jack.
  4. The pillow (huvud)kudde  was a cloud I put my head on after a long day.
  5. I feel like a limp dishrag som en urvriden disktrasa.
  6. Those girls are like two peas in a pod lika som bär.
  7. The fluorescent light was the sun during our test.
  8. No one invites Harold to parties. He’s a wet blanket våt filt
    (= han är tråkig, han drar ner stämningen)
  9. The bar of soap was a slippery eel ål  during the dog’s bath.
  10. Ted was as nervous as a cat with a long tail in a room full of rocking chairs gungstolar.


1. baby ↔ octopus
2. class ↔ 3 ring circus
3. steps ↔ thunder
4. pillow ↔ cloud
5. I ↔ limp dishrag
6. girls ↔ peas in a pod
7. light ↔ sun
8. he (Harold) ↔ wet blanket
9. bar of soap ↔ slippery eel
10. Ted ↔ cat