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Grammar - Adverb + Adjective; Noun + Noun

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Adverb + Adjective; Noun + Noun
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adverb + adjective noun + noun

adverbs can indicate strength

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger It was cold .

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger It was cold . It was very cold .

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger It was cold . It was very cold . We get a better understanding of just how cold it was by using an adverb

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger stronger We were very tired after the trip. I felt extremely nervous after the exam. I’m really angry with you. examples:

We can use an adverb (e.g. very ) before an adjective (e.g. cold ) to make the adjective stronger

adverbs can show weakness

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker She was tired .

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker She was tired . She was quite tired .

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker She was tired . She was quite tired . We get a better understanding of just how tired she was by using an adverb

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker Our car is fairly old . (It’s old, but isn’t very old.) The meal was quite nice . (It was nice, but not wonderful.) It was rather late when we arrived. (It was late, but not extremely late.) examples:

We can use an adverb (e.g. quite ) before an adjective (e.g. tired ) to make the adjective weaker

multiple adjectives may be used

When we use multiple adjectives together, we always put the opinion adjectives (e.g. wonderful , beautiful , etc.) before any others (e.g. new , warm )

When we use multiple adjectives together, we always put the opinion adjectives (e.g. wonderful , beautiful , etc.) before any others (e.g. new , warm )

When we use multiple adjectives together, we always put the opinion adjectives (e.g. wonderful , beautiful , etc.) before any others (e.g. new , warm ) examples: a wonderful new product a lovely warm day a beautiful little cottage a horrible green shirt opinion

When we use multiple adjectives together, we always put the opinion adjectives (e.g. wonderful , beautiful , etc.) before any others (e.g. new , warm )

size adjectives give more details

We use size adjectives (e.g. big , tall ) before an adjective that gives other information, for example its age ( new , old ), its color, or its shape ( thin , round )

We use size adjectives (e.g. big , tall ) before an adjective that gives other information, for example its age ( new , old ), its color, or its shape ( thin , round )

examples: We use size adjectives (e.g. big , tall ) before an adjective that gives other information, for example its age ( new , old ), its color, or its shape ( thin , round ) a big new product a small warm day a huge little cottage a large green shirt size

finally

nouns can act like adjectives

We can use two nouns together. The first noun is like an adjective and give information about the second noun .

examples: We can use two nouns together. The first noun is like an adjective and give information about the second noun . a cardboard box a cassette tape a check book an alarm clock noun + noun

works cited Coe, Norman, Mark Harrison, and Ken Paterson . Oxford Practice Grammar Basic with Answers . Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2006.

works cited

Coe, Norman, Mark Harrison, and Ken Paterson . Oxford Practice Grammar Basic with Answers . Oxford, England: Oxford

University Press, 2006.

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