Some rules for the position and the use of adjectives
Some rules for the position and the use of Adjectives:
1. Generally an adjective is place before any noun, as the following examples show:
- One graceful vase was set in the middle of the hall.
- A huge portrait was hung on the wall.
In this sentence Huge Graceful are using before noun.
2. An adjective with a verb is always placed or put after the linking verb as the following example shows:
- He seems well.
- They look smart
- It sounds good.
In these sentence Well, Smart, good, are using after linking Verb.
3. An adjective is also placed after any verb and the verb of an object as the following example shows
- These remarks have made me angry.
- This result has made him happy today.
Note: If these above mentioned sentences are converted or changed into passive voice, an adjective remains after the verb, means to say, its potion does not change, As the following examples show
- I have been made angry by these remarks.
- He has been made happy by this result.
4. In some special sentence, the combination of verb and adjective itself explains the whole sentence.
- He held a stick.
- They were standing motionless in the hall.
- She was holding a sickle in her hands.
5. Each and Every:
Each is use for two and more than two but this condition is require that quantity is give.
- He knows each of these two boys.
- Each of these eleven players is match winner
Every is use for more than two figures when the exact number figures are not known.
- Every one of us was flying the kites.
- Every one of the students did not participate in the debate.
- He had paid for every one of those books.
‘Many’ and ‘Much’
Many is use for the number while much is use for the quantity. As the following examples show:
- Many students were absent from the class yesterday.
- There are many manages on the tree.
- How much milk is in the jug?
- You have insulted him too much.
7. If two or more than two adjective are being use for explaining the quality of any noun or pronoun, the article must be use before the first adjective.
She is a pretty and a smart lady.
It is the most expensive and costliest watch of this year.