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- A type of word which usually tells about the properties of people, things, and other nouns (e.g., new, small, red, & bad are adjectives). Usually it can be used before the noun or after a linking verb. It can usually be graded and described by adverbs.
- He uses many adjectives in his stories to give us a clear picture.
- Some combinations of adjective and noun are quite common.
|parts of speech||noun - verb - adjective - adverb - determinative/determiner - pronoun - conjunction - preposition - interjection|
|grammatical functions||head - subject - predicate - object - complement - modifier - adjunct - determiner/specifier|
|clauses||independent clause - dependent clause - subordinate clause - relative clause|