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Assignment vs. test #1 (permalink) Thu Nov 30, 2006 4:21 am   Assignment vs. test
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #45 "Basic English Expressions", question 7

This is the ......... assignment I have ever had.

(a) difficult
(b) more difficult
(c) most difficult
(d) diffultest

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #45 "Basic English Expressions", answer 7

This is the most difficult assignment I have ever had.

Correct answer: (c) most difficult
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Assignment vs. test #2 (permalink) Thu Nov 30, 2006 4:38 am   Assignment vs. test
 

Hi Randolf,

'Difficult test' is OK: I took a difficult test yesterday.
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Assignment vs. test #3 (permalink) Mon Oct 01, 2012 15:32 pm   Assignment vs. test
 

Please MIster, why I cannot say MORE instead of MOST in the sentence above?
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Assignment vs. test #4 (permalink) Mon Oct 01, 2012 21:34 pm   Assignment vs. test
 

'the more difficult ever' doesn't make sense.
Because 'ever' indicates 'of all time' you can only use the terms 'least' and 'most'. Nothing in between those two amounts works.
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