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♦ In certain phrases the Adjective always comes after the noun.example:Heir apparent, time immemorial, lord paramount, vic...
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Adjectives position

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Adjective used attributively placed before the noun.In poetry after the noun.When several adjectives are attached to one noun they placed after it for emphasis.In some words and phrases after noun.eg. heir apparent, time immemorial, lord paramount

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Adjectives position

  1. 1. Adjectives PositionHome » Grammar » adjectives position« PrevNext »♦ An Adjective used attributively is generally placed immediately before the noun.Read the following sentences : King Francis was a hearty king, and loved a royal sport. Where are you going, my pretty maid, with your rosy cheeks and golden hair? O Captain ! my Captain ! our fearful trip is done.Observe the difference in meaning between:- 1. a great noblemans son, and 2. a noblemans great son.♦ In poetry, however, the Adjective is frequently placed after the noun.Read the following sentences : Children dear, was it yesterday. We heard the sweet bells over the bay. man with sisters dear!♦ When several Adjectives are attached to one noun they are sometimes placed after it foremphasis.Read the following sentences : There dwelt a miller hale and bold. The King, fearless and resolute, at once advanced. Franklin had a great genius, original, sagacious, and inventive.♦ When some word or phrase is joined to the Adjective to explain its meaning, theAdjective is placed after its noun.Read the following sentences : He was a man fertile in resource. A Sikh, taller than any of his comrades, rushed forward.
  2. 2. ♦ In certain phrases the Adjective always comes after the noun.example:Heir apparent, time immemorial, lord paramount, viceroy elect, letters, patent, knights temporal, notarypublic, body politic, God Almighty. If you like our document must visit www.rameshsuresh.com/grammar« PrevNext »rameshsuresh.comon FacebookSHARE THIS PAGE

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