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Glossary of (3rd Year Unit 3) Grammar, Comparisons and Referring Back

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a comparison
une comparaison
more (adj) than
(adj)-er
plus (adj) que
not as (adj) as
less (adj) than
moins (adj) que
as (adj) as
aussi (adj) que
better than
meillure que
better (as an adjective)
un meilleur...
une meilleure...
best
le meilleur...
la meilleure
worst
le/la pire...
worse than
pire que
better (as an adverb)
to see better
mieux
voir mieux
What are superlatives?
They describe nouns by elevating the adjectives to their extremes.
Ex: the most (adj) or the (adj)-est
Where do superlatives go?
before or after the noun, depending on what the adjective is.
the oldest city
la plus vieille ville
the most beautiful lamb
le plus beau agneau
the ugliest cat
le chat le plus laid
the most famous star
la vedette la plus celebre
Masc-Singular
this one
that one
Masc-Singular
celui-ci
celui-là
Masc-Singular
the one that
the one which
Masc-Singular
celui que (+name or pronoun)
celui qui (+verb)
Masc-Plural
this one
that one
Masc-Plural
ceux-ci
ceux-là
Masc-Plural
the one that
the one which
Masc-Plural
ceux que (+name or pronoun)
ceux qui (+verb)
Fem-Singular
this one
that one
Fem-Singular
celle-ci
celle-là
Fem-Singular
the one that
the one which
Fem-Singular
celle que (+name or pronoun)
celle qui (+verb)
Fem-Plural
this one
that one
Fem-Plural
celles-ci
celles-là
Fem-Plural
the one that
the one which
Fem-Plural
celles que (+name or pronoun)
celles qui (+verb)
mine (noun)
le mien
la mienne
yours (tu)
le tien
la tienne
yours (vous)
le vôtre
la vôtre
his/hers
le sien
la sienne
ours
le nôtre
la nôtre
theirs
le leur
la leur
Fixed order of objects:
First level (always first if present)
me, te, se, nous, vous
Fixed order of objects:
Second Level
le, la, les
Fixed order of objects:
Third Level
lui, leur
Fixed order of objects:
Last level (always last if present)
y, en

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