How to use adjectives

By Shubham Jindal

Rules of adjective 1. Adjectives are invariable: They do not change their form depending on the gender or number of the noun. hot potatoSome hot potatoe 2. To emphasise or strengthen the meaning of an adjective use ‘very‘ or ‘really‘: very hot potato Some really hot potatoes.

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Position of adjective a) Usually in front of a noun: beautiful girl. b) After verbs like “to be”, “to seem” , “to look”, “to taste”: Example The girl is beautiful You look tired This meat tastes funny.

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c) After the noun: in some fixed expressions: Example The Princess Royal The President elect a court martial

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d) After the noun with the adjectives involved, present, concerned: Example 1. I want to see the people involved/concerned (= the people who have something to do with the matter) 2. Here is a list of the people present (= the people who were in the building or at the meeting)

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Be careful! When these adjectives are used before the noun they have a different meaning: – An involved discussion = detailed, complex – A concerned father = worried, anxiou – The present situation = current, happening now

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Adjectives modify nouns, while adverbs modify adjectives and other adverbs. For example, in the phrase “very funny movie,” funny is an adjective describing the noun movie, and very is an adverb describing the adjective funny. 

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How do you use adjective in a sentence? We use adjectives to describe nouns. Most adjectives can be used in front of a noun: They have a beautiful house. We saw a very exciting film last night.

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How do adjectives work in a sentence? Adjectives are words that modify (describe) nouns. Adjectives give the reader more specific information about an object's color, size, shape, material, and more.

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What is an adjective Give 5 example sentences? In this list the bold words in orange colour are adjectives. The colourful balloon floated over the treetop. The big dog chased the car. A yellow butterfly is sitting on the red rose.

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What is an adjective word? : a word belonging to one of the major form classes in any of numerous languages and typically serving as a modifier of a noun to denote a quality of the thing named, to indicate its quantity or extent, or to specify a thing as distinct from something else The word red in "the red car" is an adjective.

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How do you use multiple adjectives? When you use more than one adjective, you have to put them in the right order, according to type. It is correct to write, "I have a small red car", but it is not correct to write, "I have a red small car". When you use two adjectives together, you sometimes use "and" between them and you sometimes don't.

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Is happy an adjective? adjective, hap·pi·er, hap·pi·est. delighted, pleased, or glad, as over a particular thing: to be happy to see a person.

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