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ORDER OF MODIFIERS

Single-word modifiers often pile up in front of nouns. When they do, there is often a specific order for the modifiers depending on what kind of information they're adding about the noun.

For example, these sentences contain the same modifiers for the noun, books.
The girl rushed away with blue new algebra expensive her three books.
The girl rushed away with algebra her three blue new expensive books.
The girl rushed away with her three new expensive blue algebra books.
Only one is correct. Click HERE to go to a website that will help you decide where to put your modifiers. After you have studied the rules, go on down the screen to find the quiz on Adjectives to practice what you've learned.

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