Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    samya.barham is offline Newbie
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • Arabic
      • Home Country:
      • Palestinian Territory
      • Current Location:
      • Palestinian Territory
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default noun or adjective?

    pet in (pet lizard) adjective or noun?

  2. #2
    5jj's Avatar
    5jj is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Czech Republic
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: noun or adjective?

    Quote Originally Posted by samya.barham View Post
    Is pet in (pet lizard) an adjective or a noun?
    It depends whether you are using 'pet' to mean 'favourite/pampered' or 'domestic animal'. The first is an adjective, the second a noun.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 05-Jan-2014 at 22:15.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.

Similar Threads

  1. Adjective + noun
    By Freeguy in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-Oct-2013, 09:44
  2. adjective following its noun
    By BobSmith in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 15-Jan-2012, 20:50
  3. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 14-Sep-2011, 12:00
  4. [Grammar] adjective + adjective + noun
    By wotcha in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-Sep-2010, 01:27
  5. adjective or noun
    By feborio in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 25-Mar-2008, 08:24

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts