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    Please teach me about this usage of the adjective in this sentence
    below.

    "How many reports does she hope to submit available for the grade
    in the next semester?"

    Is it possible to use "available" itself in that way?

    I mean the adjective should be used with a noun or be-verb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ivygreen View Post
    Please teach me about this usage of the adjective in this sentence
    below.

    "How many reports does she hope to submit available for the grade
    in the next semester?"

    Is it possible to use "available" itself in that way?

    I mean the adjective should be used with a noun or be-verb.
    This sentence does not make sense as it is written. If Available is an adjective that modifies reports it should come immediately before the word.

    How many available reports does she hope to submit for the grade
    in the next semester?


    This sentence makes sense now, but perhaps this is not how you want the sentence to read.

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    Do you mean, 'How many reports does she hope to submit (to be)(and be) available for (the grade) (? her grade) in the next semester?'

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    No, you can't use available that way.

    I'm not sure what the sentence means, but these are possibilities:

    How many reports does she hope to submit next semester?
    How many reports does she hope to have available next semester?

    I'm not sure what is meant here by "for the grade."

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    Quote Originally Posted by ivygreen View Post
    Please teach me about this usage of the adjective in this sentence
    below.

    "How many reports does she hope to submit available for the grade
    in the next semester?"

    Is it possible to use "available" itself in that way?

    I mean the adjective should be used with a noun or be-verb.

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    Dear Naamplao , 2006 , baqarah131


    Thank you very much to all of you for answering my question.



    "for the grade" means taht "in order to receive the credit from school".


    baqarah131 says "there's a possibility":
    " How many reports does she hope to have available next semester ? "

    Could you tell me why "have" can be used in this sentence?
    Why "have available" can be used together?

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    The store ran out of milk, but they'll have some available tomorrow.
    If you need some money, I'll see what I have available.
    I wanted to buy a red Audi, but they didn't have any available in red.
    Do you have enough water available for your garden?

    As for your original sentence, I wonder if you meant:

    "How many reports will she submit for credit next semester?"

    Best wishes
    edward

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    baqarah131


    Thank you very much for adding the more detail explanation.

    I guess the original sentence meaning is similar to what you said:

    "How many reports does she hope to submit next semester?"

    Anyway, thanks again.

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