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Adjective Two position Attributive position We use adjectives before noun are called attributive position Example 1.

The new secretary doesnt like me. In old English, especially poetry and songs we use adjective after noun. Example 1. He came from his palace grand Another possible position for adjective is after object ( like after noun) Verb+ object + adjective Example 1. She made the car dirty. 2. Did you make her angry. Adjective (2) after nouns and pronouns Adjective come after noun in fixed cases. Example Secretary general Court martial President elect The adjectives are ending able and ible used after noun, can use in similar relative clauses. Example 1. Send all the tickets available 2. Its only solution possible, Also can use in similar way to relative clauses. Example Send all the tickets which are available. Predicative position We use adjective after be, seem, look and link verb are called predicative position Example 1. You look tired 2. She feel hungry Some adjective beginning with a, we use it after link verb is afraid, afloat, alight, alike, alive, alone, awake etc.. Example 1. The boat is afloat in the river. 2. He was afraid of dog. The adjectives are ill and well, we use after verb. Example 1. He is very well. 2. He look ill. Present and proper Before noun, present refer to time after a noun it mean here/ there, not absent Example 1. The present member. ( = those who are member now). 2. The member present = those who are at meeting Before noun proper mean real, genuine. After proper mean central or part of something . Example 1. Snowdons mountain, not a hill. 2. After tow days crossing the foothills, they reach the mountain proper

Some adverb can use like this Before noun, present refer to time after a Example noun it mean here/ there, not absent 1, The woman upstairs. The people outside Example The present member (= those who are member now.) Expressions of measurement The member present (= those who are at Adjective usually follow measurement noun. (after noun) meeting Example

1. Tow meters high . 2. ten years older. Adjectives with complements When adjective has its own complement, the whole expression normally comes after a noun. Example 1. We are looking for people skilled in design A relative clauses 1.We are looking for people who are skilled in design Some cases adjective go before noun and its complement after it. Such as different, similar, the same, next, last, first, second etc Example 1. A different life from this one 2. The next hours to the Royal Hotel Adjective (4) order before nouns. When several adjective come before a noun or when noun are used like adjective before another noun. They are put in more or less fixed. Example 1. We say a fat old lady. 2. A small round black leather handbag. Description before classification words (before noun) Description classification noun An old political idea Word Express opinion attitudes and judgements come before word describe example lovely, definite, pure, absolute, extreme, perfect, wonderful, silly. Opinion a lovely a wonderful description noun cool drink cool drink

Something, everything etc Adjective come after something, everything, anything nothing, somebody, anywhere, ( After adverb) 1. He did something wrong. 2. She did not say anything important.

Adjective (3) position after as, how, so, too (before noun) After as, so, too, how, and that/this meaning so, adjective go before a/an As/ so//how/ too/ that/this+adjective+ a/an +noun Example I have as good a voice as you. She is too polite a person to refuse. The structure is different from without a/an Example Those girl are too polite to refuse Nice and In formal style nice is often used before another adjective or an adverb it mean pleasantly or suitably. Example Its nice and warm in front of the fire (= pleasantly warm) The work was nice and easy. Abstract ideas Adjective are something used after the to refer general abstract idea. Especially in philosophical writing. Example 1.Shes interested in supernatural. Choices We something leave out a noun when we thinking about a choice between two or more different kinds of thing.

When adjective give similar kinds of information, favourable or unfavourable and can be left out. example A curel (and) vicious tyrant And is necessary when two or more adjective refer to different part of something or different type of thing. Example A yellow and black sports car. We also use and when something belong to tow or more different classes. Example Its a social and political problem. Adjective (6) without noun We can not usually leave out noun after an adjective Example 1. Poor little boy 2. The most important thing is to be happy. Well- know group The + Adjective is to talk about about well- know groups of people who are in a particular physical or social condition. Example The blind The poor 1. Hes collecting money for the blind

Example 1. Have you got any bread? do you want white or brown?. Superlatives Nouns are often left out after superlative adjectives. Example 1. Im tallest in my family. 2. We bought the cheapest. Adjectives (7)pronunciation of aged, naked. The adjective ending in ed have a special pronunciation . the last syllable is pronounced /id/instead of /d/ or t/ Example Aged Beloved Crooked Cured Adjective (8) what can follow an adjective?. Many adjective can be follow by complement but not all adjective are follow by the same kind of complement. Some can follow by preposition + noun /- ing Example 1. Im interested in cookery. Some follow by infinitives 1. You dont look happy to see me.

Adjective of nationality The adjective of nationality ending in sh or ch are used after noun Example 1. The Irich are very proud of their sense of humour. Some adjective can follow by clause These expression are plural, singular for example example 1. Im glad that you were able to come. An Irishwonam . a welshmal. Many adjective can have more than one Singular example kind of complement. example The adjective can have a singular Im pleased about her romotion. meaning Example Im pleased to see you here. 1. The accused was released on bail.