Example sentences for: adjectives

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

  • "Come back and bathe him in the balm of your adjectives."

  • Most investigators, feminist and nonfeminist alike, agree that women's vernacular differs from men's: Jespersen listed adjectives favored by women, noted women's use of “little” intensifiers.

  • The answer is not an easy one, so before trying to put forward some ideas, let us start by looking at how similar nouns and adjectives are classed.

  • I would take issue with the analysis of [ACTIVE ONLY, ACTIVE/PASSIVE,] and [PASSIVE ONLY] constructions, if only because one of the nastiest areas of grammatical analysis of English lies in distinguishing between passives--that is, past participles--and adjectives.

  • In A Proper Look at Verbs [XXII,4,4], Nigel Ross writes—accurately so—of the pervasion and intrusion of proper verbs into our language alongside proper nouns and proper adjectives.


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