Time To Improve Your English Skills! Adjectives Out Of Order

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Time To Improve Your English Skills! Adjectives Out Of Order

They are adjectives placed out of order. Meaning, they come before the noun rather than after. Why Use Them? Adjectives shifted out of order aid in enriching the text and altering the rhythm without overloading the description or sentence. Decide whether the following sentences are examples of an ADJECTIVE OUT OF ORDER brush stroke, a PARTICIPLE brush stroke, or NEITHER.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gabe, annoyed and cold, looked for the raven.
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 2. 
    The ram, frightened and angry, prepared to charge.
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 3. 
    Raymond was panting, coughing, and wheezing.
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 4. 
    Squinting, Gabe tried to see the shape in front of him. 
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 5. 
    Soaked and frozen, Gabe tried to thaw out after falling in the water.
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 6. 
    Howling through the trees, the wind sounded spooky.
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 7. 
    The bloody, wounded moose bravely faced the wolves. 
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 8. 
    Slipping, sliding, and crowing, the raven slid down the hill on its back.
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 9. 
    Sensing movement behind him, Raymond looked over his shoulder. 
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 10. 
    The northern lights, bright and ghostly, danced in the night sky.
    • A. 

      Adjective out of Order

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Neither

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