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Adjective Order           
 

 

When several adjectives modify the same noun, there is a particular order they must follow in English. Certain adjectives come before others. (Not all have to be used in the same sentence.)

See the chart below
Quantifier Article Possessive
Demonstrative
Number
Sequence
Quality
Size
Shape Color Origin Material
Some of the, a, an three wonderful round red Japanese metal
all of this, that second clean square yellow Italian ceramic
Both my, his next large flat black French wood

Examples:

Some of the hungry gentlemen

The last great civilization

Ten big round metal rings

The beautiful Japanese ceramic vase

Either of the small green apples

My three lovely daughters

An interesting wooden statue

The third red plastic container

 

See also:

Grammar: Adjectives

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