What Are Adjective Phrases?
Adjective Phrases: Structure
An adjective phrase can have several forms. Below is a list of some of them. Look:
Now, let us analyze each:
- Adverb + Adjective :
That bag is too
If the food gets very
- Adjective + Adverb :
Is this motel
That dress is
- Adding Several Adjectives Together:
Don't you wanna try this
Morty is such a
Position in a Sentence
Adjectives can come both before and after the nouns they are modifying. Look below to see how they function this way:
Here, the adjective has come before the noun it is modifying.
As you can see, the adjective has come after the noun it is modifying.
It is useful to know that we have both adjective phrases and adjective clauses. Their difference is that an adjective clause has a subject and a verb, whereas an adjective phrase does not have a verb. Compare:
Here, we have an adjective clause because it has a subject and a verb and it is modifying 'book'.
It is an
Here, we have an adjective phrase consisting of several adjectives.