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The word of adjective is a word used to qualify a Noun or a Pronoun. Since this word tell us something about a person to a thing, it can modify the word denoting that person or that thing.
A man walks along the road.
The above mentioned sentence talks about a man who walks along the road. But this sentence does not talk about what kind of man he is.
A tall man walks along the road.
The above mentioned sentence talks about a tall man. This sentence speaks about the kind of man he is.
He is a tall man.
Now an additional word TALL has been added to speak about the kind of the noun A MAN. Here the word TALL is an adjective.
There are two different ways in which an Adjective can be used.
(a) The Attributive
(b) The Predicative
Let us see one by one in detail.
(a) Attributive Use of Adjectives
An Adjective is used attributively when it qualifies its Noun directly.
1. A lame horse is not taking part in the competition.
2. His noble character stood him apart from others.
3. The lengthy road is strain one.
4. The windy season will come to end only after July.
5. Your intelligent brothers will be employed after their graduation.
6. His healthy old parents will be living for a long time.
7. My parental old house is undergoing renovation.
(b) Predicative Use of Adjectives
An Adjective is used predicatively when it qualifies its Noun or Pronoun indirectly through the Verb or Predicate going before.
1. That horse went lame.
2. His character is noble.
3. She is beautiful.
4. The parental house is old.
5. His parents are healthy and happy.
6. Your brother are intelligent.
7. Your job will be lucrative.
8. This road is lengthy.
9. He is industrious.
10. She is active.
11. My brothers and sisters are intelligent and talkative.
12. This town is very new.
13. Their school is costly.
14. These fruits are fresh.
15. My shoe is torn.