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Autor:  Tiago T.
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  07/NOV/2021 5:51 PM
Assunto:  Happiest JS
 
Mensagem:  Hey guys,

I may be wrong, but I still don't see a problem with the sentence below:

"I am happiest when I am with my friends."

In this case, the person is making a comparison with himself/herself in other situations. Meaning that the situation in which he/she is happiest is when with friends.

This is different from comparing himself/herself to other people, which would be the case in the sentence below:

"I am the happiest person in the world."

This seems to be the exact situation that was explained in P.S.' link:

"Sometimes we compare a person or thing in one situation with the same person or thing in a different situation. In this case, when the superlative adjective or adverb is later in the sentence, we usually don't use 'the'."

Regards,
Tiago


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Happiest  –  Ella  02/NOV/2021, 7:36 PM
Happiest  –  PPAULO  04/NOV/2021, 1:18 AM
Happiest  –  J.S.  04/NOV/2021, 9:55 AM
Happiest  –  PPAULO  04/NOV/2021, 11:17 AM
Happiest  –  PPAULO  04/NOV/2021, 11:22 AM
Happiest  –  J.S.  04/NOV/2021, 5:26 PM
Happiest JS  –  Ella  07/NOV/2021, 4:01 PM
 Happiest JS  –  Tiago T.  07/NOV/2021, 5:51 PM
Happiest JS  –  J.S.  08/NOV/2021, 12:52 PM
Happiest PPaulo  –  Ella  07/NOV/2021, 3:58 PM
Happiest PPaulo  –  PPAULO  08/NOV/2021, 11:35 AM
Happiest PPaulo  –  PPAULO  08/NOV/2021, 11:57 AM

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