Grammar » A2 Grammar lessons and exercises » Most, most of, the most » Page 3
Exercises Explanation Downloads
  • Most, most of, the most

    Exercise 3

    Fill in the gaps with most, most of or the most.

    1 He ate the cake.

    2 There is a high risk of fire in areas.

    3 They went to famous restaurants in the region.

    4 people believe what they read online.

    5 mornings, she writes two or three pages.

    6 He spent his life in prison.

    7 These are comfortable shoes in the shop.

    8 Becoming a professional football player is the dream of young boys.

    9 the people in my neighbourhood are nice and friendly.

    10 This is ridiculous idea I've ever heard.


  • Most, most of, the most – Grammar chart

    most, most of, the most

    Download full-size image from Pinterest


    We use most (without the/this/that/my/etc.) with nouns to mean ‘the majority of’ something.

    • Most people can’t work from home. (NOT most of people)
    • I have some bad days but most days are good. 

    We can use most + noun to talk about the majority of people or things in general

    • Most students like online learning.


    Most of

    We use most of before the/this/that/my/etc.

    • Most of the students in my class practice sports. (NOT most of students)
    • Most of this information is not true. 

    We can also use most of + object pronoun.

    • Most of us come from poor families. 
    • They arrested most of them.

    Be careful with this common mistake!

    We say most or most of (NOT the most) to talk about the majority of something.

    • Most students like online learning. (NOT the most students)
    • Most of us come from poor families. (NOT the most of us)


    The most

    We say the most before adjectives or adverbs to make the superlative form.

    • These are the most comfortable sofas you can buy. 
    • Here you can find the most beautiful views in the region. 
  • We are working on this!

    We're developing a NEW LEARNING PLATFORM with a subscription plan that includes additional features at an affordable price. One of those features will be PDF downloads.

    Learn more!

  • Personalized English Lessons

    Test-English is delighted to announce our partnership with Gymglish to deliver short, personalized and fun online English lessons.

    Learn more!