modifiers

modifiers
A modifier is a word or group of words which comes in front of a noun and adds information about the thing which the noun refers to. Modifiers can be:
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This is the main bedroom.

After the crossroads look out for the large white building.

A harder mattress often helps with back injuries.

See entry at ↑ Adjectives.
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nouns

...the music industry.

...tennis lessons.

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place names

...a London hotel.

...Arctic explorers.

See entry at ↑ Places.
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place and direction adverbs

...the downstairs television room.

The overhead light went on.

See entry at ↑ Places.
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times

Castle was usually able to catch the six thirty-five train from Euston.

Every morning he would set off right after the eight o'clock news.

See entry at ↑ Time.
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