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    #1

    correct sentence

    1. I am talking about the newly born baby.
    2. I am talking about the baby newly born.

    Sentence 2 is correct. The reason is the noun should come later.

    Is the sentence in bold correct?

    Thanks in advance.

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    #2

    Re: correct sentence

    or you can say I am talking about newborn baby. Correct?

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    #3

    Re: correct sentence

    Hi.
    I think the sentence "I am talking about the newly born baby." makes the most sense to the native speaker.
    Ashok K Thapa, you could say "I am talking about the or a newborn baby." but you could not say "I am talking about newborn baby."

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    #4

    Re: correct sentence

    Hi guys

    Both of you didn't answer my question. I was only asking about the sentence in bold.

    Best wishes


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    #5

    Re: correct sentence

    I think it's correct. Newly born is a compound adjective and baby is a noun.

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    #6

    Re: correct sentence

    The reason is the noun should come later.

    I mean whether the above sentence is grammatically correct.


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    Re: correct sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    The reason is the noun should come later.

    I mean whether the above sentence is grammatically correct.
    It's not clear what the sentence means, but I think it would be better phrased

    The reason is that the noun should come at the end OR after the adjective

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    #8

    Re: correct sentence

    Agree. Thanks, Anglika.

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