English Grammar

Common Phrases With Superlatives

1- by far the most … / -est

  • Algeria is by far the largest country in North Africa.
  • Nile is by far the longest river in the world.

2- one of the most … / -est

  • Damascus is one of the oldest cities in the area.
  • This is one of the most precious diamond in the world.

3- the second / third most … / -est

  • Real Madrid is the third best team of the year.
  • Los Angeles is the second most populous city in the United States.

4- the least

  • I don’t have enough money .. So, let’s get the least expensive bike here.
  • This is the least I can do for you.

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