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Words and phrases before the head noun

Words used before a noun: adjectives and other nouns

  • You can use adjectives or nouns to add extra meaning to a noun:

Extensive (ADJ) library (N) catalogues (HN)

  • You can also communicate quantities with fractions (one third, three quarters), multipliers (four times, double) and words like both and all. You must place these before any other determiner.

A third of my salary…

He is double my weight.

Both of their children…