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Words and phrases after the head noun

Participles and adjective clauses

  • You can add them after a noun to be more specific.
  • You can use the past participle instead of an adjective clause in a passive tense:

items sold online = items which are/were sold online

  • You can use the present participle instead of an adjective clause in either an active tense:

an action resulting in success = an action which results in success

  • or a continuous tense:

patients taking antibiotics = patients who are taking antibiotics

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