ICSE ENGLISH

The Order of Adjectives

Posted on: July 20, 2009


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In English, multiple
adjectives should follow a certain pattern as follows:
1) opinion (e.g. lovely, fantastic)
2) size (e.g. tiny, large)
3) most other qualities (e.g. warm,
tight)
4) age (e.g. new, young)
5) colour (e.g. red, beige)
6) pattern (e.g. stripy, plain)
7) nationality (e.g. Spanish, foreign)
8) material (e.g. silk, cotton)
This not in the syllabus of ICSE as far as I know; yet to know the sequence of adjectives is useful
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