What Are Post-determiners?
There are various kinds of post-determiners. The following list presents some of the common categories of post-determiners:
Now, let us explore numerals and quantifiers.
Numerals as Post-determiners
When numerals are used as post-determiners, they can be categorized into three different groups. Let us take a look at the list below:
Now, let us learn how each category functions:
The first category is cardinal numbers which are one, two, three, and so on. Take a look at the following examples:
Look! I found these
Marry searched the internet and found those
Ordinal numbers are used to indicate the position or order of objects or events in a series, in contrast to cardinal numbers which indicate quantity. Study the following examples carefully:
This is the
Mr. Carlos was the
Quantifiers as Post-determiners
Certain quantifiers, such as 'many', 'much', 'few' etc. can be used as post-determiners in a noun phrase. These quantifiers can be placed after determiners and pre-determiners to provide additional information about the quantity or amount of the noun being described. Take a look at the following examples:
There is so