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Monday, October 15, 2007

Adjective and Adverb Order

Adjective Order



Opinion Size Age Shape Color Origin Material Purpose
1. a silly
young

English

man
2. a
huge
round

metal
bowl
3. a
small

red

sleeping bag

Above are three description showing the correct order of adjectives.
The first is "a silly young English man."

For more details see learn4good.com


Adverb Order


Subject Verb
Manner Place Frequency Time
Purpose

1.
Brigitte swims enthusiastically in the pool every morning before dawn to keep fit.
2. Our winner Jan naps
in her classroom every afternoon before dinner.
3. Shawn Brown walks fast to town every morning after trimming the lawn.

This table is from Comprehensive Grammar: World Talk--Dancing With English.

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