多個形容詞在句中的順序

當句子同時使用了多個形容詞,順序會根據形容詞的作用而定。通常順序為:

數量、價值/評價、大小、溫度、年紀、形狀、顏色、出身、材質

形容詞要表達的 舉例
數量 four, ten, a few, several
價值/評價 delicious, charming, beautiful
大小 tall, tiny, huge
溫度 hot, cold
年紀 old, young, new, 14-year-old
形狀 square, round
顏色 red, purple, green
出身 Swedish, Victorian, Chinese
材質 glass, silver, wooden
舉例
  • They have a lovely old red post-box.
  • The playroom has six small round plastic tables.
  • I bought some charming Victorian silver ornaments at the flea market.
  • She is selling her flashy 3-year-old Italian car.
  • It was a beautiful cold day.