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How to use multiple adjectives in a sentence?

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The correct order of the sentence with ‘pink, sheet, plastic, disgusting’ is:

 
 
 

He recited a ___________, _______________, __________ poem.

 
 
 

Maria wore a __________, _________, _________ , _______ dress.

 
 
 

My grandfather has a ________, _________, _________ coat.

 
 
 

I sleep on an __________, ________ , _________bed.

 
 
 

I love the _______, __________, _________ car.

 
 
 

We have an ________, ________ ,________ girl in our class.

 
 
 

Maria bought an ________, _________, ________ coat.

 
 
 

Do you have a ________, _______, _______, _______ box?

 
 
 

John is a _______, ______, ________ man.

 
 
 

Question 1 of 10

At times, you may find it difficult when you have to use many adjectives to describe something. In this lesson, you will learn how to place all the adjectives correctly in a single sentence.

There is an order to follow:

  1. General opinion: good, beautiful, stunning etc.
  2. Size: small, tall, big etc.
  3. Shape: round, rectangular etc.
  4. Age:  a ten year old, prehistoric etc.
  5. Color: black, white, green etc.
  6. Origin: Chinese, German etc.
  7. Material: leather, Satin etc.
  8. Purpose: study table, coffee table etc.

Study the example given below:

  • Example: I have a black, Italian, leather coat. (color, origin, material)
  • Example: These are delicious, huge, round cookies. (opinion, size, shape)
  • Example: My friend married a tall, fair, Japanese man. (size, color, origin)
  • Example: I have a shiny, small, square, metal vase. (opinion, size, shape, material)
  • Example: I bought an oval, antique, coffee table. (shape, age, purpose)

Remember to put a comma after every adjective, except after the last one.

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