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    info36728
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    Hi

    Just registered and my lad has done a ten question shuffle.

    He was marked wrong on question 83155:

    “What is the superlative of the word little?”

    [ ] littler
    [ ] less
    [X] littlest
    [ ] least
    [ ] few

    The advised answer is ‘least’…

    Surely ‘little’ pertains to size whereas ‘least’ is to do with quantity???

    Thanks

    Gavin

    #254837
    pamela-rolles
    Moderator

    Hello Gavin,

    Thank you for flagging this question to us.

    There is definitely some ambiguity there, I agree with your comments, and this has now been amended 😉

    #254839
    info36728
    Participant

    Excellent – many thanks!

    #259031
    martingail11
    Participant

    However less and least refer to quantity rather than size.
    Superlative – The littlest
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