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    adjectives and commas

    I read in a grammar book that we put commas between adjectives that come before nouns when they give similar kinds of information like It is an expensive, ill-planned, wasteful project.But in my book I have there's a large, modern house; there is a samll, old house. Why did the writer put commas between these adjectives? Do they give similar kinds of information? Are they of equal importance?
    There is a small, white dog ....
    There is a big, black dog ....
    These are more examples of my book.

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    Re: adjectives and commas

    Quote Originally Posted by chrysanthemum View Post
    I read in a grammar book that we put commas between adjectives that come before nouns when they give similar kinds of information like It is an expensive, ill-planned, wasteful project.But in my book I have there's a large, modern house; there is a samll, old house. Why did the writer put commas between these adjectives? Do they give similar kinds of information? Are they of equal importance?
    There is a small, white dog ....
    There is a big, black dog ....
    These are more examples of my book.
    excellent question. I would like to hear someone's opinion about that as i have been contemplating about this rule, too...

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