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Better Grammar in 30 Minutes a Day by Florence Sacks, Constance Immel

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Chapter 4

Expanding the Sentence

4.1 Adding Details with Adjectives

The sentences you completed for the exercises in the first three chapters are just a beginning. Readers usually ask more of the writer—more color, more variety, more information—in short, more specific details. Adjectives added to nouns, and adverbs added to verbs give the reader additional information by further describing and qualifying the nouns and verbs.

Adjectives

An adjective makes a noun or pronoun specific or concrete by limiting and describing it.

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Kinds of Adjectives ...

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