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Adjectives: Overview


Adjectives are words like: fast, beautiful, excited, interesting, small and big.

You use adjectives to give more infomation about nouns - people and things .

Adjectives can come in different places in sentences:

As part of the noun phrase: He's wearing [a lovely new blue suit].

After a noun: Mary is fantastic.

In this part of the grammar you can study how new adjectives are formed; their position in sentences and the order of adjectives before a noun; what are gradeable and ungradable adjectives; about comparative and superlative adjectives; multi-word adjectives; adjective phrases and do-ing and done adjectives.

copyright Robert Buckmaster 2008