The basic types of adjectives
Opinion An opinion adjective explains what you think about something (other people may not agree with you).
For example: silly, beautiful, horrible, difficult
Size A size adjective, of course, tells you how big or small something is.
For example: large, tiny, enormous, little
Age An age adjective tells you how young or old something or someone is.
For example: ancient, new, young, old
Shape A shape adjective describes the shape of something.
For example: square, round, flat, rectangular
Colour A colour adjective, of course, describes the colour of something.
For example: blue, pink, reddish, grey
Origin An origin adjective describes where something comes from.
For example: French, lunar, American, eastern, Greek
Material A material adjective describes what something is made from.
For example: wooden, metal, cotton, paper
Purpose A purpose adjective describes what something is used for. These adjectives often end with “-ing”.
For example: sleeping (as in “sleeping bag”), roasting (as in “roasting tin”)
1.I love that really old big green antique car that always parked at the end of the street. [quality - age - size - color - proper adjective]
2.My sister has a big, beautiful, tan and white, bulldog. [size - quality - color - color]
3.A wonderful old Italian clock. [opinion - age - origin]
4.A big square blue box. [dimension - shape - color]
5.A disgusting pink plastic ornament. [opinion - color - material]
6.Some slim new French trousers. [dimension - age - origin]
7.A wonderful old Italian clock. [opinion - age - origin]
8.I bought a pair of black leather shoes. [color - material]
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