15 Common Errors in the use of Adjectives

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Kalidas us greater than any dramatist Kalidas is greater than any other dramatist.
India is more beautiful than any country of the world. India is more beautiful than any other country of the world.
Television has proved much harmful than useful. Television has proved more harmful than useful.
No less than five students were drowned. No fever than five students were drowned.
Health is more preferable than wealth. Health is preferable to wealth.
The Taj Mahal is a worth-seeing monument. The Taj Mahal is a monument worth-seeing.
Less books are needed for the library. Fewer books are needed for the library.
She wrote a best book. She wrote a very good book.
Indira Gandhi was the first politician of her time. Indira Gandhi was the foremost politician of her time.
As a sleeping partner he has invested a little amount of money. As a sleeping partner, he has invested a small amount of money.
Amritsar is further from Delhi than Ambala. Amritsar is farther from Delhi than Ambala.
He is only a peon and gets a less salary. He is only a peon and gets a small salary.
Thic watch is superior than that. This watch is superior to that.
Mohan is wiser than honest. Mohan is more wise than honest.
My father has bee sick for a very long time. My father has been ill for a very long time.

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