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Nov 18 2008   5:53AM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business — better or best?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Tags:
adjectives
better/best
Business writing
CIO
comparative/superlative
typing2.jpg Which is correct?
If neither of the software packages is ideal, please select the one that is ______.
a. better
b. best

Answer: a

Explanation: Use comparative adjectives when contrasting two nouns and superlative adjectives when there are three or more. (Comparative adjectives and adverbs typically end in er and superlative ones in est.)

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