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    adjective

    Can an adjective follow the preposition?

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    I'm not a teacher and I'm not a native speaker of English.

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    Re: adjective

    No; not unless a noun follows the adjective.

    PS: I'll qualify that. In poetic language it can happen, for example in the movie title "Some Kind of Beautiful."

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    Re: adjective

    Thank you, Raymott, for your useful reply.

    Is "short" an adjective in "in short"?
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    Re: adjective

    "In short" is an idiom. The phrase is an adverb. So is, "in brief".

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