Change the degrees of comparison without changing the meaning

Change the degrees of comparison without changing the meaning.

An example is given below.

  • Mango is the sweetest of all fruits.
  • Mango is sweeter than any other fruit.
  • No other fruit is as sweet as mango.

1. Wolfram is one of the rarest minerals.

2. Lead is the heaviest of all metals.

3. Samudra Gupta was one of the greatest of all Indian Kings.

4. Janaki is the prettiest girl in my class.

5. Dogs are more faithful than all other animals.

6. Salomi is the richest woman in this town.

7. Greenland is the largest island.

8. James is one of the most industrious boys in the class.

9. Tennyson is one of the greatest poets in English.

Answers

1. Wolfram is one of the rarest minerals. / Few other minerals are as rare as Wolfram. / Wolfram is rarer than most other minerals.

2. Lead is the heaviest of all metals. / Lead is heavier than any other metal. / No other metal is as heavy as lead.

3. Samudra Gupta was one of the greatest of all Indian Kings. / Samudra Gupta was greater than most other Indian Kings. / Few other Indian Kings were as great as Samudra Gupta.

4. Janaki is the prettiest girl in my class. / Janaki is prettier than any other girl in my class. / No other girl in my class is as pretty as Janaki.

5. Dogs are more faithful than all other animals. / Dogs are the most faithful of all animals. / No other animals are as faithful as dogs.

6. Salomi is the richest woman in this town. / Salomi is richer than any other woman in this town. / No other woman in this town is as rich as Salomi.

7. Greenland is the largest island. / Greenland is larger than any other island. / No other island is as large as Greenland.

8. James is one of the most industrious boys in the class. / Few other boys in the class are as industrious as James. / James is more industrious than most other boys in the class.

9. Tennyson is one of the greatest poets in English. / Few other poets in English are as great as Tennyson. / Tennyson is greater than most other poets in English.

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