Example sentences for: adjective

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

  • It is used to describe compounds composed of an adjective and a substantive so as to form, principally, a possessive adjective, like bahuvrihi itself; it also forms a compound that is different grammatically from its head member and, particularly, plurals that function as singular nouns, as in lazy-bones, sly-boots .

  • 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.

  • fxxxwitted [Australian] Adjective . Foolish; stupid.

  • • English names written in romanji: a (always glossed in parentheses as alpha), Access, CoCo, Damn Rockers, Dreams Come True, Escalators Vanilla (possibly inspired by the `60's American bands Vanilla Fudge, The Mood Elevators, and Strawberry Alarm Clock, though made ludicrous in conforming to Japanese grammar which requires the adjective to follow the noun), Hound Dog, Jigger's Son (four guys), Judy and Mary (three guys backing a girl singer), Princess, Tube, Wink, Zoo.

  • The adjective here may be a dialect form unknown to me, but more likely it is a typographical error for esforzado.

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