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    Her best two horses, her two best horses

    Could I change the sentence "She's entered her best two horses (in the race)." into "She's entered her two best horses (in the race)." ?

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    Re: Her best two horses, her two best horses

    The placement of adjectives should be that an expression of quantity (e.g. one, two, many and etc.) come before an adjective of judgment, opinion or condition (e.g. one, best, happy and etc.). “… her two best …” is appropriate.

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    Re: Her best two horses, her two best horses

    She's entered her best two horses (in the race).

    This sentence comes from LONGMAN DICTIOARY OF CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH 2nd edition, (enter).

    We often say "her two best books/ compositions/ horses etc". "Her best two horses" sounds odd. Can we use such a word order?
    Last edited by joham; 14-Nov-2007 at 09:01. Reason: a spelling mistake. Still unanswered.

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