Example sentences for: adjectives

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

  • When Dan Rather reaches for the adjectives, be careful out there.

  • In addition to being eminently readable, my super-sentence is characterized by two clever strokes: a clause within a phrase within phrase within a clause within a phrase in the first five words, and the distillation of the adverb clause into a two-word cluster, “when [he was] challenged,” instead of the previous three words, “more than I.” Not only are all the structures as concise as they can be, but, with the exception of the subject, Leadere , all nouns, adjectives, and adverbs are now replaced by phrases and clauses.

  • Thus, we can see at a glance that, for example, the highest mortality again appeared in the new noun compounds, where 28% of the deletions were noun compounds, whereas the only variant form was tabbouli . The deletions consisted of 134 nouns, 16 adjectives, 12 verbs, and 2 affixes.

  • Many experts, however, prefer to categorize these as common nouns or adjectives, labelling them eponyms --words derived from names.

  • 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.


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