Using Superlative Adjectives

With superlative adverbs, we can also choose to use 'the' or 'no article': These examples all compare one person or thing with other people or things. However, sometimes we compare a person or thing in one situation with the same person or thing in a different situation. In this case, when the superlative adjective or adverb is later in the sentence, we usually don't use 'the'. Compare these two sentences: More examples: Try another exercise about using 'the' with superlatives here.

(This is an extract from my book: A and The Explained)
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'A' and 'The' Explained