Describing People and Objects
Adjectives are placed directly before nouns to describe certain qualities.
She is an anxious business traveler.
Those are popular community centers.
Adjectives are also often used with the verb 'to be' to describe the character of people or things. In this case, place the adjective at the end of the sentence.
Food purveyors are very valuable.
Health spas are very helpful.
It is possible to use a string of adjectives to describe a person, place or thing. When using more than one adjective, use the following pattern to place the adjectives in order before the noun.
Opinion, dimension, age, shape, color, origin, material + noun
NOTE: Use no more than three adjectives to describe a noun.
The thin man is on a special-diet.
The square loaf of bread is stale.
Ripe cereal is harvested young.
He was a young pest control expert.
The rectangular pages contain expositions on trains.
The round menus are very popular.
The red logo is a hit with the marketing department.
The red light indicates room service is available.
An American condominium is spacious.
A French hotel manager must also be a wine expert.
Silk sheets increase the guest's satisfaction.
That plastic housekeeper is a robot.
Here are some examples of nouns modified with three adjectives in the correct order based on the list above.
The beautiful large red hotel meeting space was perfect for our meeting.
A disgusting rectangular old tablecloth was on display.
The failing antiquated American airline was bailed out.
"Hospitality management chose a small rectangular yellow sign.,"