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English Basics
Volume 2, Number 6, October 14, 1997


An adjective is a word that modifies or describes a noun or pronoun.

An adjective can indicate what kind of, how many, whose, or which.

The word a is called an indefinite article. The word the is a definite article. They are adjectives too.

Each sentence below contains one or more adjectives. Read each sentence carefully and underline the adjectives. The first four sentences have been done for you.


1.x The ugly frog kissed the handsome young prince.
2..xMany fine cows cannot jump over a full moon.
3..xThe three flowers were red.
4..xDid grumpy little Susan put glue in the wrong shoe?
5..xA famous actress will speak to the entire class!
6..xNever eat green meat on a chilly day.
7..xAhhley admires Stephen because he is honest.
8..xIt is unwise to say a nasty word to a hungry bear.
9..xSimple problems are solved in a short time.
10. The large hurricane moved across the angry sea.
11. She would resist the great temptation to scream.
12. Chocolate pudding is not the only dessert we serve.

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