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    be of adjective?

    1) The girls are of comparable ages.
    2) The two experiences are comparable.

    What is the difference between 'be of adjective' and 'be adjective'?

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    Re: be of adjective?

    Quote Originally Posted by atssarbia View Post
    1) The girls are of comparable ages.

    2) The two experiences are comparable.


    What is the difference between 'be of adjective' and 'be adjective'?
    ***NOT A TEACHER***(1) The girls are (of comparable ages). = prepositional phrase that is being used as an adjective to modify the subject (The girls); The two experiences are comparable. = adjective modifies the subject. Thank you.

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