Questions tagged with adjectives

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To whomever it may concern, Could you, please, elucidate how am I to write hyphenated adjectives in instances such as ...
adjectives hyphens and punctuation +1 vote, asked Oct 09 by Aleksandre Megrelishvili
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Is this sentence punctuated correctly? The old, brown, big dog barked
coordinate adjectives +2 votes, asked Sep 29 by Sandra
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My three brothers are driving me crazy!
What is the adjective in this sentence?
adjectives 0 votes, asked Sep 28 by Leslie
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Coordinating adjectives
Would any of the strings of adjectives below be considered coordinates, requiring commas (as written)? Advice on punctuation is appreciated. ...
adjectives punctuation 0 votes, asked Sep 16 by M. Fujimoto
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Punctuating a long string of adjectives in from of a noun
How would you punctuate the following sales copy? Their PVC injection molded dual compound construction also offers stretchy uppers, while ...
punctuating compound Long adjectives 0 votes, asked Jun 22 by jerry taylor
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The adjectives
I have two questions about the adjectives. 1. I understood that: - She is bored. ( She feels bored ) ...
english grammar adjectives 0 votes, asked Jun 21 by aysel
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Double adjectivation...???
Could anyone tell me is this use of the adjectives "politico-economic" is right in this sentence? "The relevance of the ...
adjectives +1 vote, asked May 01 by milmanda
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Are these words Adjectives or Nouns?
Would the word "batter's" in the word batter's box be considered an adjective or a noun? For example, "I stepped ...
noun nouns adjective adjectives Sentence 0 votes, asked Feb 17 by Dana Evangelist
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adjectives and posessives
Hello! I'm having trouble choosing the correct phrase to say "the full stack for publishers". (A "full stack" is a ...
Possessives genitives adjectives +1 vote, asked Feb 02 by Margaret
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Adjectives vs Adverbs
I have come across the following grammatical structure a few times: It is adverbs vs adjectives: Bring it back safe ...
adjectives vs adverbs +1 vote, asked Jan 25 by Parsley
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Commas & Adjectives
Aren't these two sentences different in meaning? I think they are. Students today need more useful knowledge. Students today need ...
comma adjectives +2 votes, edited Jan 18 by Abdul Quadir
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Roast or Roasted
Is 'roasted' correct in the sentence below, or should I use 'roast'? Finally add some roasted peanuts, shelled and skinned. ...
adjectives past-participle 0 votes, asked Dec 25 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Adjective + noun
Can I write like this: "It had been yet another unbearably challenging of a morning"?My teacher marked the "of a" ...
adjective noun adjectives teacher of 0 votes, asked Nov 18 '15 by Joel Kaasalainen
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In the sentence, "She was 4 feet tall." Is 4 feet tall an adjective?
adjectives 0 votes, asked Nov 10 '15 by CA
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order of adjectives
Which is correct? "a tiny swedish digital camera phone." Or "A tiny digital swedish camera phone."
order of adjectives +1 vote, asked Oct 08 '15 by Adrian Ng
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ordering multiple adjectives
What is the best guideline for ordering multiple adjectives in a sentence? Should I follow the Royal Order of Adjectives?
guideline order multiple adjectives Royal 0 votes, asked Oct 01 '15 by Linda Perrine
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Eugenics thought
I am perplexed by the use of 'eugenics thought' in published text. According to my understanding it should be either ...
Possessives adjectives idioms 0 votes, asked Sep 02 '15 by AnneR
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identify adjectives in the sentence
The sheer richness of the material
adjectives 0 votes, asked Aug 25 '15 by Oluwabukola Ajayi
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How do I know if it's an adjective or just part of the subject?
For example: "The Miami Heat players are pretty alright at basketball." Is the subject "The Miami Heat players" or is ...
adjective subject grammar adjectives subjects 0 votes, asked Jul 22 '15 by Jason C
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Cactus and species as singular and plural
When referring to several species of cactus (generic collective)/cacti/cactuses, would you write/say "cactus species" or "cacti species"? On the one ...
adjectives 0 votes, asked Jul 08 '15 by Lloyd John Friedrich
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Positive form vs Comparative form
Consider this example, okay real conversation: Friend: Would you like an apple? Abdul: Yes. I love eating apples. Friend: Okay, ...
positive comparative adjectives 0 votes, edited Jun 16 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Adjectives used for God
Do we capitalize the first letter of adjectives used for God? For instance, should we write "God is the most ...
adjectives capitalization 0 votes, asked Jun 06 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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does this sentence need a comma
There is debate about whether this sentence needs a comma and we need to settle the debate so we can ...
comma adjectives 0 votes, asked Jan 26 '15 by Jenny Stevens-Scott
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The people enjoy swimming in the clear water.
adjectives 0 votes, asked Jan 13 '15 by David Brian Encienzo
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Is it correct to describe a pronoun in this way?
I was wondering whether this sentence is correct: "Impassive, he sat in his chair." I know that using the adverb ...
adjectives adverbs pronouns 0 votes, asked Nov 11 '14 by Simon
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Question about coordinate adjectives.
Which of these is properly punctuated? "the big, old dog" or "the big old dog" and "the rusted, red wagon" ...
coordinate adjectives 0 votes, asked Sep 17 '14 by Derek O'Halloran
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Adjectives after nouns?
An example..."main library downtown" vs. "downtown main library." I don't feel like the adjective should be after the noun. Anyone ...
adjectives 0 votes, asked Sep 03 '14 by Charla Hudson Oppenlander
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Phrases is a sentences
What are the phrases in the sentences below (Prepositional, infinitive, or participial)are used has adjectives and what word is being ...
Infinitive Preoposition participial adjectives 0 votes, asked Jul 08 '14 by Stacy Parkman-Smith
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where are the adjectives and adverbs
My favorite movie of all time is The Matrix. This movie is intenser than any other. The main character of ...
adverbs adjectives 0 votes, asked Apr 19 '14 by Jenifer Clarke
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Read the following sentence for once: "Using a knowledge poor approach (explicit information from the text rather than implicit world ...
adjectives and noun 0 votes, asked Mar 24 '14 by Nousher Ahmed
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