Each of the following sentences is a comparative sentence and each has its own problem.
Read each sentence and identify the problem. Keep in mind that the focus of the problem in each sentence is the comparison.
Rewrite each sentence in a corrected form.
“The tusk of an elephant is bigger than a boar.”
“The tusk of an elephant is bigger than a boar’s.”
“The X-15 is faster than any airplane.”
“The movie was more funnier than the one we saw last week.”
The word for today is “solecism“.
What part of speech is “solecism“?
What other parts of speech can be made from “solecism“?
Define “solecism” and use it in a sentence.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.