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    Noun or adjective?

    Six manned US missions successfully landed on the Moon between 1969 and1972.

    Isn't U.S a noun? Workbook says it is an adjective.

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    Re: Noun or adjective?

    US is the second adjective to qualify/modify/describe the noun 'missions'. The first is 'manned'.

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    Re: Noun or adjective?

    Quote Originally Posted by Niranjan Krishnamoorthi View Post
    Isn't U.S a noun? Workbook says it is an adjective.
    'Sometimes we use a noun to describe another noun. In that case, the first noun "acts as" an adjective.'── quoted from https://www.englishclub.com/grammar/nouns-adjective.htm

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    Re: Noun or adjective?

    I would say that "six" is also an adjective.

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