The Positions Of Adjectives In English

Author: Peter Hugoe Matthews
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199681597
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This book explores the uses of adjectives in different constructions, and of the problems that arise in their analysis, both in terms of syntactic theory and philosophy of grammar.

The Positions Of Adjectives In English

Author: P. H. Matthews
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191503800
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1.1 The predicative and attributive positions. How far have uses diverged? 1.2
Adjectives not of a default type: attributive only vs. never attributive. 1.3 Adjectives
limited to attribution in some meanings. 1.4 As more than exceptions? 1.5 The ...

Meaning Of Syntax

Author: Connor Ferris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317894146
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It is time, now, to offer a conspectus of the positions which English adjectives may
take, and what the functions of the adjectives appearing in them may be. The
term 'position' should not be misunderstood. In the past, both traditional and ...

The Transmission Of Anglo Norman

Author: Richard P. Ingham
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027273340
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9.1 Overview This chapter investigates the acquisition of the syntax of attributive
adjectives by Anglo-Norman1 users. ... In Old English, the position of adjectives
within the nominal phrase varied considerably, but this positional freedom was ...

Generative Theory And Corpus Studies

Author: Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110814692
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Introduction This study is part of a larger project in which I would like to find out
what changes have occurred in the position of the adjective within the noun
phrase in the history of English.1 The questions I would like to see answered are:
Were ...

Writing In English

Author: Elizabeth Weal
Publisher: Tenaya Press
ISBN: 9780979612824
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position. of. adjectives. An adjective can follow the verb to be. For example -
Amanda is sick. The adjective, sick, comes after the verb is. You can also put the
adjective before the noun it describes. Read this sentence. - My beautiful
girlfriend is ...