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Autor:  Jazz
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Data:  24/JUN/2008 6:33 PM
Assunto:  the comparative or superlative form?
 
Mensagem:  Its comparative of superiority is "farther" and the superlative of superiority is "FARTHEST".

As for the difference between 'further' and 'farther', they're dead right, although it's a common "error" even [not to say especially] among native speakers, right, Dale?

Many mix them up and end up using them interchangeably. There's a well known movie in which this is brought up by a student challeging/correcting his snobbish literature professor. I just can't remember its name, nor the actors'.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
tradução/Marcio  –  sarah lima  24/JUN/2008, 8:59 AM
Spitting down one's open, gushing neck stump  –  Márcio Farias  24/JUN/2008, 10:48 AM
Spitting down one's open, gushing neck stump  –  sarah lima  24/JUN/2008, 10:58 AM
Far, farther  –  Márcio Farias  24/JUN/2008, 11:25 AM
Far, farther  –  Dale/CR  24/JUN/2008, 11:32 AM
Far, farther  –  sarah lima  24/JUN/2008, 11:51 AM
Far, farther  –  Dale/CR  24/JUN/2008, 12:12 PM
Far, farther  –  sarah lima  24/JUN/2008, 1:12 PM
Far, farther - to Dale  –  Breno N.  24/JUN/2008, 2:32 PM
Father goes farther  –  Márcio Farias  24/JUN/2008, 3:01 PM
Far, farther - to Dale  –  Dale/RS  24/JUN/2008, 11:19 PM
 the comparative or superlative form?  –  Jazz  24/JUN/2008, 6:33 PM
the comparative or superlative form?  –  Breckenfeld  24/JUN/2008, 9:52 PM
the comparative or superlative form?  –  Jazz  25/JUN/2008, 12:30 PM
the comparative or superlative form?  –  Breckenfeld  25/JUN/2008, 5:35 PM
the comparative or superlative - Breckenfeld   –  Jazz  25/JUN/2008, 9:06 PM
the comparative or superlative - Breckenfeld   –  Breckenfeld  25/JUN/2008, 9:53 PM
the comparative or superlative - Breckenfeld   –  Jazz  25/JUN/2008, 10:03 PM

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