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Order of Adjectives


When there is more than one adjective in a sentence, they follow a special order.


Pierre works on a fast, new, gray laptop at home.


Order of adjectives —

  • is used when there is more than one adjective describing a noun.
  • is usually — opinion, size, age, shape, colour, origin, material, and purpose.
  • is used as a guideline — not all types of adjectives need to be used.