IBPS CLERK CORRECTION OF SENTENCES PART-4


             Rules of Adjectives
                    
IBPS CLERK CORRECTION OF SENTENCES PART-4
IBPS CLERK CORRECTION OF SENTENCES PART-4 
Rule-1:
In comparing two things, the comparative should be used.The superlative should not be used
Example:
Incorrect: Which is the best of two?
Correct:  Which is the better of the two?                                                   
                                         
Rule-2  
When Two qualities of the same person or thing are compared, the comparative in-er is not used.’More’ in used for this purpose.
Example:
                Incorrect: He is wiser than brave.
                Correct: He is more wiser than brave.

Rule-3:
When Comparison is made by means of a comparative, the thing compared should be excluded from the class of things with which it is compared by using ‘other’ or some such word.
Example:
                Incorrect: He is claver than any boy in the class
                Correct:   He is claver than any other boy in the class

Rule-4:
When comparison is made by means of a superlative, the thing compared should include the class of things with which it is compared
Example:
                 Incorrect: He is strongest of all other man
                   Correct: he is strongest of all men

Rule-5:
When two persons or things are compared, it is important that the same parts of things should be compared.
Example:
                Incorrect: The Population of Bombay is greater than Delhi
                Correct   : The Population of Bombay is greater than that of Delhi

Rule-6:
Double Comparatives and superlative should not be used.
Example:
                Incorrect: He is the mostcleverest boy in the class
                Correct   : He is the cleverest boy in the class

Rule-7:
The comparative adjectives superior, inferior, senior, junior, prior, anterior, prefer, etc, should be followed by ‘to’ instead of than.
                Incorrect: He is senior than me
                Correct   : he is senior to me

Rule-8:
Adjectives like ‘unique’,ideal,perfect,complete, universal,entire,extreme,chief,full,square and  round which do not admit different degrees of comparison should not be compared.
     Example:          
Incorrect: it is the most unique thing
Correct    : It is a unique thing

Rule-9:
   All the adjectives which refer to the same noun should be in the same degree of comparison.
         Example:
                Incorrect: He is the wisest and honest worker in the office.
                Correct   : He is the Wisest and most honest worker in the office

Rule-10:
‘Elder’and ‘eldest ’should be used for persons only, strictly speaking, they are used for the members of the same family only.’older’and ‘eldest’ are used for both persons and things.
Example:
                Incorrect: He is my older brother.
                Correct   : He is elder brother.
  

                               
               


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