Tag: modifiers

15 "Zero tolerance for walkers, or them to be." -- grammar, meaning? 2015-02-11T11:26:03.757

15 Why use an adjective after a noun? 2019-12-15T06:36:11.443

11 Using indefinite articles before adjectives: "Let's have a good breakfast" 2016-02-02T04:51:37.027

11 Is "chicken" a modifier in "chicken soup"? 2017-06-22T17:21:12.503

10 Can ages ahead be possible? 2013-11-25T14:25:20.197

9 Using the genitive with "this week" 2013-02-02T15:51:28.717

9 Why is oak considered an adjective in 'the big oak tree'? 2015-12-14T18:49:19.953

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 main noun in "a year's worth of learning" in the following sentence? 2016-12-26T18:04:03.213

7 When adjectives become predicatives, do they also become adverbs? 2014-06-23T00:33:46.000

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

6 Word order in "one only of the 12 dead astronauts" 2014-05-09T05:42:50.013

6 When can we use 'much' in affirmative clauses? 2017-02-13T08:17:03.877

5 two post head dependents 2014-09-05T12:43:50.003

5 Two adverbs in a row with "-ly" 2017-12-09T06:48:04.537

4 "church's tradition" or "church tradition" 2013-02-25T22:20:21.643

4 Using "every"/"each"/"all the" as modifier of uncountable nouns 2013-03-24T19:23:50.973

4 Minimal or Minimum - Which word should I use here? 2014-03-09T22:33:21.393

4 'more' vs 'the more' - "I doubt this the more because.." 2014-11-09T10:32:18.783

4 Dangling modifier in sentence 2015-06-09T17:54:42.400

4 difference between "art"and "arts" as a "modifier" 2015-06-10T05:58:23.780

4 “My start day will be ..." or "My starting date will be ..." 2018-04-06T18:35:33.853

4 When should noun modifiers be plural and when singular? 2018-08-14T04:30:50.230

3 Can the adverb ‘next’ be placed before its modified verb? 2013-02-27T00:11:16.343

3 A beginner programmer or a beginning programmer 2013-10-19T15:37:03.070

3 To which word does "all" belong? (in my case) 2014-06-27T05:52:09.670

3 jihadists the world over 2014-07-13T22:55:45.160

3 guilty of the illegal sale of houses that were not its to sell in the first place 2014-09-25T03:03:08.750

3 What's the difference between modifiers and determiners? 2014-11-24T04:16:06.107

3 Which can be used before "distance" among much/large/long/huge/big? 2016-01-31T18:22:27.827

3 The role of 'sleeping' in 'sleeping baby' 2016-07-03T06:12:25.573

3 Some shepherds came up, bringing with them a man 2016-10-08T08:37:58.770

3 ‘Biscuit’ as modifier, according to the online OED 2016-11-30T16:24:13.433

3 "one" in "one too many" 2019-05-11T02:54:00.930

3 Adjective or adverb before another adjective 2019-08-17T11:42:16.213

2 Does 'precious little' take more than one function? 2013-02-26T06:27:49.187

2 which is which's modifier 2013-03-14T00:35:05.043

2 Is this a modifier or a supplementive denoting result? 2013-07-30T23:47:37.437

2 "long-run" or "long run"? 2013-11-03T22:49:35.890

2 Why is this predicative a modifier? 2013-12-02T11:55:59.567

2 How to interpret the sentence “I heard a little silvery laugh”? 2013-12-18T05:20:42.473

2 Are "disabilities" and "ones" grammatically correct in this context? 2014-02-02T22:47:39.117

2 Is snow a countable noun 2014-03-27T08:04:14.457

2 "A big glass" vs. "The big glass" 2014-04-05T16:19:23.787

2 Are these "for + nouns" adjectival prepositional phrases or adverbial prepositional ones? 2014-04-19T10:07:29.057

2 All Time In Pacific Time 2014-06-19T06:31:26.967

2 Death Rate From 2014-07-06T14:01:11.957

2 a secret to lead; a secret to leading 2014-07-22T02:07:50.267

2 What's the difference between "any + [singular noun]" vs. "any + [plural noun]"? 2014-08-29T12:09:52.853

2 Can what-clauses modify directly their previous noun phrases? 2014-10-13T14:00:41.113

2 Strike could think of little he wanted to do less 2014-10-15T07:59:14.913

2 Should I use an apostrophe for the possessive of "robot"? 2015-02-24T01:52:19.103

2 Can I say "people share their ideas"? 2015-02-27T08:15:32.757

2 Сoncept of an attribute used by Russian grammarians 2015-03-05T13:33:09.507

2 What is the modifier (adjective) that means "composed of 60 people"? 2015-03-16T17:28:04.993

2 Does the sentence "I am surprised" have the pattern (S+V+C)? 2015-05-15T09:32:56.947

2 What does "with both classmates and teachers" modify? How to parse this sentence? 2015-05-28T09:44:46.197

2 Concrete nouns cannot be modified by abstract ones 2015-12-05T16:58:56.677

2 Could someone help me about this hearing : sanctions resolution has/have 2016-03-12T14:55:49.953

2 seized on first Romulus 2016-07-13T03:51:51.380

2 worldwide popular or popular worldwide 2016-11-06T02:19:44.563

2 Why "safe navigation operator" instead of "safe navigational operator"? 2017-01-15T07:55:53.157

2 Can I use adjective clauses to describe a whole sentence or clause? 2017-05-15T08:42:28.860

2 the difference between when, where, and which 2017-06-26T23:43:33.250

2 Thanks to the newly (purchasing/ purchased) printer, 2017-11-28T03:55:36.973

2 The "tech backlash": type of modifier, comparison with phrase with preposition, meaning? 2018-01-25T23:32:46.653

2 Use of unlike at the beginning of sentence 2018-03-08T17:06:00.407

2 “A slow moving” vs. “A slowly moving” 2018-03-13T00:56:48.067

2 Can a nominal phrase (the size of bullets) modify another noun word (Raindrops) as in "Raindrops the size of bullets"? 2018-11-01T07:02:52.783

2 "results' statistics" vs. "results statistics" 2019-08-23T13:04:05.043

2 Misplaced modifier? Judging by 2019-10-16T14:30:57.380

1 Is this conclusion's grammar correct? 2013-06-15T04:25:21.483

1 Prepositional phrase modifies another prepositional phrase? Or both modify the verb? 2014-02-20T12:54:18.040

1 Problem is Mine 2014-05-22T06:17:06.033

1 In 'it was a lot of fun', is 'fun a noun or an adjective? 2014-08-06T06:38:06.900

1 'Verb' vs 'verbal' as modifiers 2014-08-20T13:00:26.683

1 Put On Itching Cream 2014-10-19T21:42:09.203

1 Negotiation, Negotiating Point 2014-10-23T18:08:24.287

1 Punctuation and placement 2015-08-08T12:01:36.187

1 Compound nouns & Possessive nouns 2015-08-26T02:04:01.347

1 Relative clauses: "The day that Rose left ...", "The day when Rose left", "The day Rose left" - are these all correct? 2015-10-20T06:55:49.003

1 How to describe changing rates of change (acceleration) 2016-01-04T07:28:19.380

1 "I hope you write those letters thick." is correct? 2016-01-27T22:05:54.097

1 The bat roost microclimate measurement 2016-03-02T04:35:34.023

1 what does derive real mean? 2016-03-05T16:58:18.447

1 Modifier issue "traveling" or "who traveled" 2016-05-23T06:04:21.940

1 Is this the correct way of using "agree"? 2016-07-10T17:47:56.710

1 after their discharge home 2016-07-23T09:57:55.650

1 Please explain how to use "only" in this sentence 2016-08-30T16:31:33.787

1 A question about "modifier" into the sentence structure 2016-10-06T23:23:42.607

1 Which of either of "too" and "so" to use in "His eyes were ...... bad that . . . "? 2017-02-01T10:14:21.730

1 Correct name of place showing live concert videos 2017-02-14T07:09:25.987

1 Definite article or indefinite article 2017-04-07T18:11:49.483

1 the devil you know / all the money we have 2017-07-13T09:52:43.327

1 "Science books" vs. "Scientific books" 2017-08-12T14:31:46.903

1 Modifier of the verb try 2018-06-28T11:07:20.837

1 What does "the least possible value" mean? 2018-07-26T05:13:48.560

1 an SAT writing problem 2018-10-02T13:19:31.477

1 Attributive nouns order Vs. Adjectives order 2018-10-28T00:08:22.023