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Chapter 4. Terms of Endearment: More Par... > Adjectives: Happy Little Clouds - Pg. 36

Terms of Endearment: More Parts of Speech · green plant · pretty child 2. 36 3. 4. 5. Proper adjectives are formed from proper nouns. · California vegetables · Mexican food Compound adjectives are made up of more than one word, like these two examples: · far-off country · teenage person Articles are a special type of adjective. There are three articles: a, an, and the. · The is called a "definite article" because it refers to a specific thing. · A and an are called "indefinite articles" because they refer to general things. Use a when the word that follows begins with a consonant sound; use an before words that begin with vowel sounds. Indefinite adjectives don't specify the amount of something. Instead, they describe general quantities. Most of the indefinite adjectives were pronouns in their first lives. For example: · all · another · any · both · each · neither · other · either · few · many · more · most · several · some