Parts of speech contains words that have distinctive meanings and functions that, together, makes a sentence clear. There are 8 parts of speech in the English grammar and are as follows: noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, conjunction, preposition, and interjection.
An adjective is a word or phrase that helps modify or describe a noun.
ex: The cat jumped onto the bed
There are no adjectives here. The cat can be thought differently from different people. Adjectives basically make the noun more specific.
ex: The yellow-striped cat jumped onto the bed.
Here, the adjective is “yellow-stripe”d as this is the cat that we are all thinking about.
ex: Johnathan could not find his black pen.
The adjective, “black,” described the specific colored pen that Johnathan couldn’t find.
Find the adjective(s) in the following sentences:
1. Catherine requested a taxi as the driver was said to be driving a yellow Prius.
2. The student saw two dollars on the floor.
3. Looking at the gray and cloudy sky made me go back into the house to grab a jacket.
4. The dying flowers was a sign that Fall was coming.