Equipping Professionals to be Effective Communicators
Equipping Professionals to be Effective Communicators
Equipping Professionals to be Effective Communicators
Equipping Professionals to be Effective Communicators

Communication Tip #83

Between Steve and Jordan, Steve is taller.

Among Steve, Jordan, and Marcus, Marcus is tallest.

When referring to more than two people or things, use “between.” Use “among” when referring to three or more.

When comparing two people or things, end the adjectives with “er.” (or use “less, more or better”)

When comparing three or more, end the adjectives with “est.” (or use “least, most, or best”)

Incorrect usage: Among the two animals, Dinah is most rambunctious. Correct: Between the two animals, Dinah is more rambunctious.

Now you can make the better decision when faced with these two choices.