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    Default Noun as adjective

    Hello. I have got a doubt about nous as adjectives. I know the word that run as adjective usually is a singular one, but there are some exceptions. So, could you please tell me what's the correct sentence?:

    - the shapes of the building shadows are really impressive
    - the shapes of the buildingS shadows are really impressive

    An English fried told me that it sounds better 'buildings shadows', but I think the correct sentence is 'building shadows'

    Thanks in advance.
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    Default Re: Noun as adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by emilio_bcn View Post
    Hello. I have got a doubt about nous as adjectives. I know the word that run as adjective usually is a singular one, but there are some exceptions. So, could you please tell me what's the correct sentence?:

    - the shapes of the building shadows are really impressive Possible, but probably not what you want.
    - the shapes of the buildingS shadows are really impressive But when followed by an apostrophe (buildings') this would be fine.

    An English fried told me that it sounds better 'buildings shadows', but I think the correct sentence is 'building shadows'

    Thanks in advance.
    (Incidentally, nous is never an adjective; and we call 'English frieds' chips!)

    b

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    Default Re: Noun as adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    (Incidentally, nous is never an adjective; and we call 'English frieds' chips!)

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    Thank you !!

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