Tag: adjectives

62 Why can "low" become "lower" and "lowest", while "up" can't? 2018-04-24T00:54:23.063

44 Using 'very' to emphasize a 'noun' where emphasizing is NOT possible! 2014-06-24T11:48:36.000

43 "I hate red color" or "I hate red": why exactly is the first option ungrammatical 2014-11-17T15:37:46.320

41 The difference between "Older" and "Elder" 2014-10-02T14:54:24.527

33 What is the difference between feet and very feet? 2017-07-31T12:26:22.097

30 Why is the adjective for "mutate" not "mutatable"? 2015-07-13T08:13:02.713

25 Why can "populace" be used as an adjective in "most populace cities?" 2017-07-11T11:26:07.803

24 "my" vs "mine" (adjectives vs. possessive ) 2014-06-03T09:04:42.027

22 Why is "crime story" more correct than "criminal story"? 2015-10-28T21:30:52.877

22 Why has "strangely" been used instead of "strange" in the sentence "Harry felt strangely"? 2017-06-06T16:50:35.627

21 Wealthy and Rich, what's the difference 2013-02-06T02:53:31.797

20 What does "to be painted shut" mean? 2015-01-14T16:12:40.563

20 "severe" as a verb: is it acceptable usage? 2015-11-24T09:28:30.400

19 Do you say “2 Byte” or “2 Bytes”? 2016-06-10T14:46:22.117

18 Can adjectives modify a pronoun like "rich they", "poor you" and "beautiful I"? 2017-02-18T15:44:57.257

17 "I am hurting" in the meaning of "I am hurt"? Why? 2015-01-30T20:31:54.940

15 'Golden spoon' or 'Gold spoon' -if the spoon is made of gold? 2014-05-22T11:04:38.797

15 Can which be used with plural antecedents? 2014-09-18T02:44:02.457

14 What is the difference between "general" and "generic"? 2014-01-22T08:17:37.087

14 How can a picture be naked? 2014-10-01T02:39:27.167

14 Is the "global" in "global pandemic" redundant? 2020-03-14T01:02:25.813

13 Noun used as an adjective in "passenger seat"? 2013-02-01T17:17:59.113

13 Is it correct? "You may call me in your convenient any time." 2015-01-31T20:06:13.670

13 How do I express दिल लगाना in English? It literally means 'attaching heart.' 2017-12-07T05:22:40.110

13 To take oneself's life is not an act of courage 2018-05-18T11:02:50.450

12 "Despicable Me": can "me" be used in such a way? 2013-01-24T16:35:40.677

12 May I use a phrasal verb as an adjective, like "commented out code"? 2013-03-16T09:47:56.187

12 Does an uncountable noun take an article if it has an adjective before it? 2014-01-29T10:42:20.147

12 "waterway ... flowed sombre" - Should Joseph Conrad have used an adverb, not an adjective? 2015-01-11T02:24:42.170

12 Is "horrorest" a correct English word? 2015-04-15T14:23:24.657

12 Is this -ing form a gerund or a participle? 2016-10-05T16:11:46.680

12 Is there a word for a man who behaves like a woman? 2019-06-02T15:56:31.210

11 Fishy, Dishy: Adjectives used as nouns? 2013-09-21T20:41:23.050

11 The grammar of 'Ready to take' versus 'Easy to take' 2014-12-04T18:25:40.867

11 A equal B or A is equal to B? 2015-11-12T09:07:41.073

11 Confused using the word 'Transgendered' 2015-12-02T07:22:27.593

11 The usage of the word over 2016-04-10T16:33:09.057

10 "I bought children books for my children" - is it grammatical? 2013-02-16T17:02:48.657

10 When to use an object pronoun or a possessive adjective before a gerund 2014-03-14T08:20:05.607

10 We're waiting in a BIG or LONG queue? 2019-02-02T16:41:36.187

9 "bigger" vs. "more big" 2013-02-09T12:48:51.183

9 Difference between "little" and "small" 2013-02-24T16:53:32.673

9 Are there cases in which "empiric" and "empirical" are not interchangeable? 2013-03-01T17:31:17.343

9 Is "release date" grammatically correct? 2014-04-24T07:28:25.770

9 How can I figure out whether a word is an adverb or an adjective? 2015-04-21T09:24:36.343

9 "I am surprised": passive voice or adjective? 2015-05-29T11:33:52.917

9 What is the right word to describe something more than "great" 2016-03-02T08:25:59.433

9 What's the second meaning of "blue" here? 2017-06-18T19:45:01.700

8 When do "well" and "good" mean the same? 2013-01-24T21:45:28.070

8 How to express something that happens currently, but that might be fixed in the future? 2013-02-28T23:07:23.690

8 Using the adjectives 'very' and 'own' for our (own!) body organs 2013-11-21T05:48:48.343

8 what (color hair vs. hair color) do you have? 2013-11-21T09:35:19.980

8 An adjective for something that has been achieved with a lot of effort through years 2014-04-03T12:24:11.753

8 An adjective to describe a pregnant woman's swollen belly? 2014-12-31T20:17:02.077

8 Does "I'm positive" mean "I agree with you"? 2015-02-09T02:27:44.373

8 Laika, the late, great Russian space dog -- why mention that the dog is late? 2015-03-08T12:35:24.773

8 What is the difference between an adjective before the noun and after the noun? 2015-04-27T16:17:20.270

8 What is the opposite of Turbulent flow of water 2015-09-23T15:39:03.950

8 What is the term for titles such as "Alexander the Great"? 2016-05-27T19:33:09.977

8 Construction of “females representatives” 2016-07-21T07:49:24.113

8 How to describe this type of laughing? 2017-01-22T17:14:33.940

8 An adjective for something that is not as well-known as it should be 2017-03-31T07:20:18.267

8 What does the same-ish mean? 2019-04-02T07:53:49.520

7 How to properly position adjectives 2013-02-08T20:20:10.310

7 Why "buy a little happy" instead of "buy a little happiness"? 2013-02-14T15:15:38.650

7 Close Vs Closed and Open Vs. Opened 2014-01-06T12:31:16.510

7 "Black and white dogs": ambiguity with coordinate adjectives 2014-08-05T11:26:50.617

7 superlative without "the" 2015-01-17T11:12:25.667

7 Should I say a question is "very long" or "large" or "big" or "huge"? 2015-02-07T21:29:43.547

7 -ed and -ing adjective, how to use it properly? 2015-02-15T16:05:53.177

7 "nearby" (close by) as an adjective, a preposition, or an adverb 2015-03-24T14:11:57.253

7 Confusion about 'less' and 'fewer' in sentences with countable/uncountable nouns 2015-09-18T10:14:49.403

7 "two other methods" vs "other two methods"? 2015-12-16T16:14:13.530

7 Joining word "And" with adjectives 2016-12-01T08:16:14.780

7 Articles before modified proper nouns 2017-12-21T12:59:06.680

7 What is the word for your nationality if you are from Singapore? 2018-10-12T07:27:01.047

7 Why "dog-eats-dog" cannot be a phrasal adjective but "dog-eat-dog" can? 2020-02-06T20:56:42.450

6 Can I say that "his experiments are doubtful"? 2013-02-07T14:34:03.757

6 By what name do you call this phrase starting with an adjective? 2013-02-13T11:57:38.247

6 Differences between "envious" & "jealous" 2013-02-15T01:52:53.193

6 Is 'causal' strictly needed in "... the most important 'causal' agents ..." 2013-03-23T18:09:23.787

6 Is "deep" an adjective or adverb? 2013-06-02T07:33:30.433

6 What is the texture of a fruit which is not hard/fresh anymore? 2013-06-10T11:10:54.700

6 Word for a job with frequent location changes 2013-06-15T05:44:51.587

6 "-ic" vs "-ical", which to use 2013-07-16T21:14:57.903

6 "Respected" vs. "Respectable" 2013-11-13T09:41:28.237

6 Adjectives order: opinion or size? 2013-12-03T04:32:11.900

6 Should we say "what are your name?" not "what is your name?"? 2014-02-24T11:25:28.257

6 Usage of "live" and "alive" 2014-04-04T14:46:39.980

6 "sometimes" is adjective or adverb 2014-09-11T20:33:48.047

6 When should I use "both" and "either"? 2014-12-01T10:47:03.230

6 development rate vs. developmental rate 2014-12-04T11:39:07.817

6 How can I identify a word that ends with "-ing" as being a noun, a verb, or an adjective? 2015-03-01T15:18:02.440

6 Understanding "and" connecting adjectives modifying noun in the plural 2015-04-09T13:32:27.157

6 How to say that my English isn't very good? 2015-04-29T08:52:10.690

6 Is 'If I die young' grammatical? 2015-05-06T03:21:02.757

6 "Of the two sisters she is the best." Is the statement grammatically correct? 2015-05-12T05:11:55.783

6 It's Another blue 2015-05-31T16:05:45.950

6 "What is it like?" vs "How is it to?" 2015-07-10T08:52:02.963