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GRAMMAR Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics: Language Skills Practice 7 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. GRAMMAR NAME CLASS DATE Adjectives and the Words They Modify An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun. An adjective tells what kind, which one, how many, or how much. WHAT KIND green eyes, French perfume WHICH ONE these pencils, last page HOW MANY six erasers, few pennies HOW MUCH some sand, enough sauce A, an, and the are the most frequently used adjectives. They are called articles . E XERCISE Underline each adjective in the following sentences once. Then, draw an arrow from the adjective to the word it modifies. Do not underline articles. Example 1. Lumpy oatmeal is the only kind I will eat. 1. Larry brought four suitcases on vacation. 2. I enjoyed the scary movie we saw yesterday. 3. Will we have enough soup for everyone? 4. The dry leaves crunched underfoot. 5. The first time I saw snow, I was in New Mexico. 6. The young skater was surrounded by many admirers. 7. There is less need for caution now. 8. All students must go to the new auditorium. 9. Sunny weather makes me smile. 10. I don’t need those notes anymore. 11. We will need some fennel for this recipe. 12. The red wagon is rusting in the rain. 13. The second door on the left is the bathroom. 14. Several children in the group are afraid of clowns. 15. Chloe had three tests on the same day. 16. After the storm, we found the hungry dogs hiding in an old shed. 17. You must have more courage than I do. 18. They made a lemon glaze for the shortbread cookies. 19. This song has twelve verses. 20. The club has little money, so I don’t think we can afford an end-of-the-year trip. for CHAPTER 1: THE PARTS OF SPEECH pages 57–58 1c.
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