Parts of speech: the modifier

What Are Modifiers?

A working definition for the word “modify” is lớn change or to lớn alter something. This definition is the same when considering the purpose of modifiers within a sentence.

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A modifier changes, clarifies, qualifies, or limits a particular word in a sentence in order to lớn add emphasis, explanation, or detail. Modifiers tend lớn be descriptive words, such as adjectives and adverbs. Modifier phrases, such as adjective sầu clauses và adverbial phrases, also exist và tend to lớn describe adjectives và adverbs.
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On the other hand, the sentence above sầu indicates that Jessica wants pizza và nothing else.

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The best way to lớn ensure that a limited modifier is used right in a sentence is to lớn consider the meaning that is to lớn be conveyed và ensure the subject or noun associated with that meaning is placed as cthất bại as possible khổng lồ the limited modifier.

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