Example sentences for: adjective

How can you use “adjective” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As shrunk is a past and past participle of shrink and not, properly, an adjective, I am not sure why it is there in place of shrunken , especially since Mikhail specifically writes in his Preface, Only words listed in standard language dictionaries as adjectives are included in this Dictionary.

  • While reaching the theoretical limit for super-sentences, Bruce's creation is rather awkward, with the adjective clause, “which overcomes,” emerging as a dangling modifier.

  • So do, surely, BeeWee intensifications, doubling the epithet; a Windward Islander may call a fruit sweet-sweet , one adjective not sufficing to express feelings about it enough.

  • In the last two examples an adjective switches to an adverb.

  • Mr. Delaney is a victim of the confusion so often experienced by Latin students between the gerund, which is a neuter noun, active in meaning, and the gerundive, which is an adjective of similar form, but passive in meaning.


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