Already, I published 5 articles about the adjectives. Today, I am going to writing about the uses of the adjectives. Where and when we use this adjectives for our betterment. I hope you all may aware about the adjectives clearly from my published articles. It is time to know about their applications. Hence, today’s article plays a vital role for that.
Uses of some Important adjectives:- For avoiding errors in the use of adjectives it is necessary to know the use of some important adjectives. It is so because:-
(a) These adjectives are frequently used during conversations and
(b) They are of a very confusing in nature. A wrong use or misplacement of these adjectives can change the sense of a sentence altogether.
I am making some list of these adjectives. That are as follows:-1. Some and any, 2. older and elder, 3. Few, a few and the few, 4. farther and further, 5. Less, lesser 6. Mutual and common, 7. Little, a little and the little, 8. First and former, 9. First and foremost, 10. Much and many, 11. All and whole, 12. Less and fewer, 13. Each and every, 14. Oral and verbal, 15. Either and neither, 16. many, a many and great many, 17. Whole, a whole, the whole of , 18. Sick and ill, 19. Enough, 20. Only,nearest, next etc. are the some of the adjectives are generally studied in ‘groups’. Therefore, we like to using them in groups.
Uses Of the Above Adjectives: Now I am going to writing about the uses of such adjectives, which are able to clearing your doubt about the adjectives.
1. “Some” is using in affirmative sentences where as “any” is using in the negative and interrogative sentences. Following examples are helping you a lot for that.
(i) There is some money in my purse.
(ii) I have some doubts about the topic. etc.
(iii) There is not any water in the battle.
(iv) Have you any money in your purse? etc.
2. (a) “older” and oldest are using for the persons, animals or things. Following examples are helping you all for your better understanding.
(i) Gita is older than me.
(ii) Ram is the oldest man in my colony. etc.
Here, “older” or “oldest” are referring to the persons who do not belonging to the same family.
(b) “Elder” and eldest are using in respect of the members of the same family like sons, daughters, brothers, sisters etc. Following examples making you all aware about that.
(i) My elder brother is a professor.
(ii) Kalpana is the eldest of the three sisters. etc.
“Elder” is not followed by “than” and “elder and eldest” can’t used for things. In some cases they are may followed by to. Examples:
My husband is older to me. She is the eldest to all family members.
3. (a) “Few” is negative and the opposite of “many”. It means not many.
(b) “A few” is positive and means ‘some or least’. It is the opposite of none.
(c) “The few” means minority and suggests “where there is”. Following examples are helping you all a lot about the above.
(i) Our office provides few leaves.
(ii) Only a few students came to the class today.
(iii) He lost the few pens he had. etc. To be continue:-
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Vital article for knowing about the uses of the adjectives.