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    #1

    "It is a lovely big dog"

    Is there any difference between two sentences below:
    "It is a lovely big dog"
    "It is a big lovely dog"
    Which is better?
    Do we need to arrange adjectives in a sentence with a certain order?
    Thanks!

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    #2

    Re: "It is a lovely big dog"

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    Is there any difference between two sentences below:
    "It is a lovely big dog"
    "It is a big lovely dog"
    Which is better?
    Do we need to arrange adjectives in a sentence with a certain order?
    Thanks!
    Hi!
    Your English is getting better and better.
    Keep up the good work!

    P.S. I think I'll leave your question for other teachers.

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    #3

    Re: "It is a lovely big dog"

    This site prescribes 'It is a lovely big dog'.

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    #4

    Re: "It is a lovely big dog"

    The patterns for the order of adjectives are more guidelines than absolute rules, and you will find different orders being used. You could make a context where big lovely dog would work, but in most contexts we'd say lovely big.

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