Example sentences for: adjectives

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

  • To make up for the missing verbs he attempted to add interest by scattering adjectives and adverbs everywhere.

  • 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.

  • In the usual meanings of positives, comparatives, and superlatives of English adjectives the gradations are taken to mean “--,” “-er/more --,” and “-est/most --,” the latter being the adverbs normally used to distinguish the comparatives and superlatives of polysyllabic words.

  • Fowler noted the problem favoring s 's but made no specific reference to the conversion of proper possessive nouns to adjectives; Strunk and White affirmed the propriety of s's , and Gowers, in The Complete Plain Words , prefers s's , a choice of some importance because his father, the British neurologist Sir William Richard Gowers (1845-1915), is remembered for his column, disease, fasciculus, sign, solution, syndrome, and tract by Dorland.

  • The media, too, have begun to use positive adjectives to describe Putin's conduct of the war: "aggressive," "tough-minded," "determined," "decisive," "uncompromising," "no-nonsense."


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