Adverb that can be compared from their comparatives and superlatives in the same manner as adjectives, i.e. in two ways:
1) by adding -(e)r for the comparative and
2) -(e)st for the superlative or by means of more for the comparative and most for the superlative.
|perfectly||more perfectly||most perfectly|
|beautifully||more beautifully||most beautifully|
Unlike adjectives, the superlative of an adverb is never preceded by the definite article.
The following adverbs have an irregular comparison:
She knew German history better than anybody else.
Nothing worse could have happened to FC Liverpool.
We wanted to know more about them.
When were you in Australia last ?
What are you going to do next year?
She was standing close to the window.
He is fast.
Have you been waiting long ?
Tell me straight what you think.