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    Re: Adverb modifying adjective

    "Newly arriving" is not the same as "newly arrived" -- that latter is a bit better.
    This is one of our newly arrived models. It's the first time in our showroom and people seem to really like it, though I haven't tried it out myself yet.
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    Re: Adverb modifying adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    "Newly arriving" is not the same as "newly arrived" -- that latter is a bit better.
    This is one of our newly arrived models. It's the first time in our showroom and people seem to really like it, though I haven't tried it out myself yet.
    Thanks for your reply. I have now better understanding of the point in the context that you wrote.

    I would like to know whether I can use "newly arriving" in a bit different context: In our showroom some products are shown for the first time, but we expect to receive other new ones which are expected to be on their way to our showroom. So does the sentence "We regularly receive newly arriving products" make sense in this context?

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fabulous_Learner View Post
    Thanks for your reply. I have now better understanding of the point in the context that you wrote.

    I would like to know whether I can use "newly arriving" in a bit different context: In our showroom some products are shown for the first time, but we expect to receive other new ones which are expected to be on their way to our showroom. So does the sentence "We regularly receive newly arriving products" make sense in this context?

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    No. I can't think of a context where that combination of words would work. I can't quite put my finger on it but perhaps it is the combination of "we receive" with "arriving products", although my main problem is the phrase "newly arriving products". It just doesn't sound natural.

    We regularly receive (or "take delivery of") new products.
    New products arrive on a regular basis.
    We have new products arriving regularly.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Adverb modifying adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    No. I can't think of a context where that combination of words would work. I can't quite put my finger on it but perhaps it is the combination of "we receive" with "arriving products", although my main problem is the phrase "newly arriving products". It just doesn't sound natural.

    We regularly receive (or "take delivery of") new products.
    New products arrive on a regular basis.
    We have new products arriving regularly.
    I agree entirely with ems, Fabulous_Learner.

    Whatever the reason for your determination to shoehorn 'arriving products' into a sentence, you'd be well advised to forget it.

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    Re: Adverb modifying adjective

    I would like to thank all who replied. Your valuable replies let me learn effectively.

    Rover, I will take your advice thankfully and not use "newly arriving", but I was not determined or even inclined to use it. I am just learning the most correct way of expressing in different contexts.

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