Unformatted text preview: Modify a noun De is used to create a phrase in which a noun modifies another noun. In English, it is acceptable to use a noun as an adjective by simply placing one noun in front of another. For example, “a baseball game” uses the noun “baseball” to modify the noun “game.” This is not permitted in Spanish. The noun being described is first, followed by the preposition de and the noun that is being used to describe it. Un partido de béisbol is literally translated “a game of baseball” but must be used to mean “a baseball game.” Here are a couple more examples: • Olvidé mi libro de álgebra. I forgot my algebra book. • Los niños tienen clases de natación. The children have swimming classes...
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