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hanky

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Hello,
Is this acceptable to use "died link" instead of "dead link" to mean the link is no longer available?
Thanks a lot.
H
 

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Hello,
Is this acceptable to use "died link" instead of "dead link" to mean the link is no longer available?
Thanks a lot.
H
No. The adjective is 'dead'. "Died' isn't used that way.
 

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So, could you please tell me when "died" is used as an adjective? Thanks.
It isn't used as an adjective. "Dyed" is an adjective, "the man with dyed hair" for example.
 

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You can also use broken link.
 

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Dead (without live) is not a good adjective for link.
I depends on what 'link' you're talking about of course.
You can use invalid/inoperative/obsolete.

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hi,

Please note I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker.

There is a phrasal verb "die out" that I think could possibly be used as an adjective but not in your example anyway.

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dead link is used on the internet.
 
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