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Sunday, September 16, 2018

What is an adjective?


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What is an adjective? Here is my definition:


An adjective is a word or phrase that signifies an attribute


What is the difference between an adjective and a verb? I believe the difference is that adjectives describe a quality, while verbs describe an action. For example, in the sentence, "The sky is blue" the word 'blue' is an adjective because 'blue' is a quality. Another example, in the sentence "The clouds are moving" the word 'moving' is a verb because 'moving' is an action.



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