Adjectives

Adjectives are words that modify nouns . They describe nouns by telling us the color, age, size, or some other characteristic of that noun. Unlike adjectives in some languages, in English they have a single form – they do not change according to gender, number, or location in the sentence.

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What a good idea!
She has a beautiful green house.
I bought a black belt and two white shirts.
The young girl saw a cute puppy.

Note that English adjectives are always placed in front of the nouns they modify, with one exception. When forming a sentence with a copular verb (or pseudo copular verb), the adjective is placed after the verb.

subject verb adjective
I am happy.
The flowers smell good.
Susan feels sick.
The food looks excellent.

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