Adjectives

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An adjective is a word like clever, beautiful, green, hungry, brave, which is used when we describe people, things, events etc. Adjectives are used in connection with nouns and pronouns.

Position of adjectives

Most adjectives can go in two main positions in a sentence:

a) before a noun (attributive position)

b) after be, seem, look and other copular verbs (predicative position)

Test your understanding of adjectives with these grammar exercises.

Adjectives exercise 1
Adjectives exercise 2
Adjectives exercise 3

Sections in this article

Adjective clauses
Relative clauses
Relative pronouns
Identifying relative clauses
Omission of relative pronouns

See Also

Adverb clauses
Noun clauses
Synthesis of sentences
Transformation of sentences

 

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