What Are Post-determiners?
Remember sometimes there is no determiner before post-determiners and as a result, they are used alone before noun phrases.
Different Types of Post-determiners
There are different types of post-determiners:
As mentioned, numerals post-determiners are categorized into three different groups:
The other type is ordinal numbers such as first, second, third, etc. Ordinal numbers indicate the position of something in a set of objects or events. Check out the examples:
The term 'very' is an adverb that can be placed in any position between the determiners.
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There is one type of ordinal numbers which are not actually numbers but they show the priority of an event or state of being, etc. This kind of ordinal numeral is called a sequencer, also called general ordinal, these post-determiners are words such as 'next, last, previous, etc.' Check out the examples:
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Quantifiers as Post-determiners
Distributives as Post-determiners
Some distributives are used as post-determiners after determiners or even without them to modify a phrase. These distributives are words such as 'each,' 'every,' 'either,' 'neither.' Check out the examples:
Post-determiners are used after central determiners to modify a noun. Here are the types of post-determiners.
- some quantifiers
- some distributives