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superlative degree

Postby hanuman_2000 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:34 am


1.He is the funniest clown (whom) I have ever seen.

Is 'whom' optional?


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Re: superlative degree

Postby Alan » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:34 am

Not idiomatic.

Use either 'that' as relative, or nothing at all, in this kind of superlative construction.

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