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    #1

    slightly warm water vs water slightly warm

    Hi,

    Are both correct?

    I washed my face with water slightly warm.
    I washed my face with slightly warm water.

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    #2

    Re: slightly warm water vs water slightly warm

    Only the second is correct.

    To keep the word order of the first, you would have to insert "that was" after "water".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 26-Jan-2017 at 21:04. Reason: Fixed error. Thanks, teechar.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: slightly warm water vs water slightly warm

    You could call it tepid water.

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    #4

    Re: slightly warm water vs water slightly warm

    I'm sure emsr2d2 meant to write "that was" instead of "that is" in post #2.
    I think that #1 can work in poetic-style writing.

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