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    Hello everybody and thaks in advance.
    I have a problem with the correct places of adjectives. I have the nemo: OPSHACOM, opinion, shape, age, colour, origin and material. But i miss the size. Can you help me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gemita
    Hello everybody and thaks in advance.
    I have a problem with the correct places of adjectives. I have the nemo: OPSHACOM, opinion, shape, age, colour, origin and material. But i miss the size. Can you help me?
    opinion beautiful,
    size/weight big, heavy,
    age old,
    shape round,
    color blue,
    origin Dutch,
    material porcelain,
    purpose coffee cup with an inscription

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    Quote Originally Posted by gemita
    Hello everybody and thaks in advance.
    I have a problem with the correct places of adjectives. I have the nemo: OPSHACOM, opinion, shape, age, colour, origin and material. But i miss the size. Can you help me?
    These schemes vary a bit, but they are very similar.

    http://webster.commnet.edu/grammar/adjectives.htm

    http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzo...mar/adjord.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    http://www.usingenglish.com/articles/order-of-adjectives.html
    I didn't know we had that. :wink:

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