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I know that much is used with uncountable nouns and more with countable nouns.

There is no connection between much and more with the comparative and superlative, right?

For example, if we take the word better, what would be its corresponding comparative and superlative forms?

Comparative would be much better, but what is the superlative? Is it most better?

Also, is it same with more when talking about its own respective comparative and superlative forms?

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You have many things wrong here. Many goes with count nouns, much with mass nouns, and both share the same comparative and superlatives.


  • I have many friends.
  • I have more friends.
  • I have the most friends.


  • I have much interest.
  • I have more interest.
  • I have the most interest.

As for better, it is already the comparative degree of both good and well.


  • She is a good singer.
  • She is a/the better singer.
  • She is the best singer.


  • She sings well.
  • She sings better.
  • She sings best.
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I have observed many people confused while using 'well' as an adverb, most of them says I'll try my level best considering 'best' to be an adjective for noun 'level' instead of it being an 'adverb' for the verb 'try'

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