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    Question Noun+noun

    ello there, which one come 1st? Travel Agent or Agent Travel,? it is Noun+noun. How do we know which one come first for noun+noun?


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    Re: Noun+noun

    Travel Agent - usually the main noun comes last, preceded by those nouns that are adjectival : picture frame / leather shoe

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    Re: Noun+noun

    Additionally,

    travel agent <an agent that deals in travel>
    car agent <an agent that deals in cars>
    real estate agent <an agent that deals in real estate>

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