Element FORM/USE: WITH 'OF' + NOUN
SuperCat ADJECTIVES
SubCat superlatives
Lexical Range N/A
Level A2
Cando Can use a limited range of prepositional phrases with 'of' after a superlative adjective, to refer to one thing within a set or part of a set.
Corrected Learner Example My teacher said that it was the best project of all. (Russia; B1 THRESHOLD; 2010; Russian; Pass)

I learned to surf, this was the best part of the trip. (A2 WAYSTAGE; 2008; Portuguese; Pass)

Hi, Ally. You will miss the best party of the year! (Brazil; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2004; Portuguese; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example My teacher said that it was the best project of all. (Russia; B1 THRESHOLD; 2010; Russian; Pass)

I enjoyed the trip because I like beach, I learn surfing this was the best part of the trip because was funny and hard and the people are very nice and very friendly. (A2 WAYSTAGE; 2008; Portuguese; Pass)

Hi, Ally You lose the best party of the year! (Brazil; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2004; Portuguese; Pass)

Comments This is distinct from 'in' + noun which refers to place whereas of + noun refers to one of a set.

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