The sentence that has the underlined word functioning as an adjective is;
I love discussing books with WHOEVER likes to read mysteries and science fiction.
The word, “Whoever”, functions as an adjective.
- An adjective is a word that talks more about a noun. Adjectives usually occur before the nouns they modify.
- Adjectives includes names of color, size, opinion, origin, material, etc.
Describe feelings or qualities
Examples; She is a lonely woman
Adjective give origin
The song was a French song
They talk more about the characteristics of things
Example: She bought a red dress
Talk about age
Example: The old woman is my grandmother
Talk about size and measurement
Example: The bride was dressed in a long gown
Talk about color
Example; John wore a red hat
Talk about shape
For example; she bought a round table
They express a judgement or a value
Example; French language is complicated
Order of adjective
- Adjectives occur in a specific order in English when used together in a sentence.
The order of adjective;
1. Quantity or number
2. Quality or opinion
7. Origin or nationality
Examples of sentences
- The bride wore a beautiful long new white Italian gown. (Quality-size-age-color-origin-Noun)
- My mother loves her new white Canadian handbag. (Age-color-origin-Noun)
Keywords; Adjectives, functions of adjectives, order of adjectives
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