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    sequence of adjectives...

    hello there!

    Can somebody please tell me how to line adjectives up in a sentence.
    like : colors, size, shape, brand, etc....

    thanks!!!

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    Re: sequence of adjectives...

    See this

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    Re: sequence of adjectives...

    Thank you very much for the great help....

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    Re: sequence of adjectives...

    But remember that any more than three and it will sound pretty funny! Even three is often more than enough.

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    Wink Re: sequence of adjectives...

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    But remember that any more than three and it will sound pretty funny! Even three is often more than enough.
    You mean, I'll just limit my modifiers to three?
    Thank you very much! That would help me a lot!
    Thanks again!!!

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    Re: sequence of adjectives...

    I have a similar list:

    (1) determiner if any (a, my, Hanís & etc) + (2) Expression of order if any (first, final & etc) + (3) Expression of quantity if any (one, some, every & etc) + (4)Adjective of judgment or opinion if any (happy, boring & etc) + (5) Adjective of size &/or shape if any (big, round & etc) + (6) Adjective of age &/or condition if any (new, perfect & etc) + (7) Adjective of color if any + (8) Adjective that can also be used as noun if any (Thai, French & etc) + (9) the noun.

    Examples:

    !. The(1) many(3) big(5) yellow(7) pineapples (9).
    2. First(2) broken(4) old(6) blue(7)glass(8) table(9).

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    Re: sequence of adjectives...

    Thanks a lot!

    This surely is a lot!!!

    until next time!!!

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    Re: sequence of adjectives...

    Quote Originally Posted by Buddhaheart View Post
    I have a similar list:

    (1) determiner if any (a, my, Han’s & etc) + (2) Expression of order if any (first, final & etc) + (3) Expression of quantity if any (one, some, every & etc) + (4)Adjective of judgment or opinion if any (happy, boring & etc) + (5) Adjective of size &/or shape if any (big, round & etc) + (6) Adjective of age &/or condition if any (new, perfect & etc) + (7) Adjective of color if any + (8) Adjective that can also be used as noun if any (Thai, French & etc) + (9) the noun.

    Examples:

    !. The(1) many(3) big(5) yellow(7) pineapples (9).
    2. First(2) broken(4) old(6) blue(7)glass(8) table(9).
    What a detailed list! it really helps me. Thank you.
    I have one question, though:
    Your list brings shape before age. Some other lists do the opposite although I prefer yours. What is the most correct one?

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