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    adjective and some, any...

    Hello,

    I would like to ask whether the things I wrote below sound bad you or not.

    Normally, we say like that: someone dead, anything good,...etc

    But, is it okay to you?

    -A dead someone.
    -A good anything.


    Thanks...

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    Re: adjective and some, any...

    They are not impossible, but they would sound strange in most contexts.

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    #3

    Re: adjective and some, any...

    Quote Originally Posted by ridvann View Post

    Normally, we say like that: someone dead, anything good,...etc
    What do you mean by "we normally say 'someone dead' etc"? We don't.

    Someone is dead.
    Something is good.
    My grandfather is dead.
    The latest Madonna song is good.

    As 5jj said, your versions are not impossible. For example "I think there's someone dead over there" might be heard, and would mean "I think there is a dead body over there and I don't know their identity".

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