Comparative Adjectives Adverbs
Short / Long Forms

A) Complete the following exercise with comparative adjectives / adverbs. Use than where necessary.

bigcrowdedearly easily
highimportant interestedpeaceful
reliable serioussimplethin

1. I was feeling tired last night, so I went to bed usual.

2. I'd like to have a car. The one I've got keeps breaking


3. Unfortunately her illness was we thought at first.

4. You look . Have you lost weight?

5. I want a flat. We don't have enough space here.

6. He doesn't study very hard. He's in having a good time.

7. Health and happiness are money.

8. The instructions were very complicated. They could have been


9. There were a lot of people on the bus. It was usual.

10. I like living in the countryside. It's living in a town.

11. You'll find your way around the town if you have a good


12. In some parts of the country, prices are in others.

B) Complete the exercise using comparative adjectives / adverbs.

quiet x2interesting oftenwarm

1. It's too noisy here. Can we go somewhere ?

2. This engine is very weak. I like it a bit .

3. The hotel was surprisingly big. I expected it to be .

4. The hotel was very cheap. I expected it to be .

5. The weather is too cold in this country. I'd like to live somewhere


6. My job is a bit boring sometimes. I'd like to do something .

7. I was surprised how easy it was to learn English. I thought it would

be .

8. Your work isn't very good. I'm sure you can do .

9. Don't worry. The situation isn't so bad. It could be .

10. I was surprised we got here so quickly. I expected the journey to


11. You're talking very loudly. Can you speak a bit .

12. You hardly ever phone me. Why don't you phone me ?

13. You're standing too near the camera. Can you move a bit


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