English Grammar Number Noun Adjective
Learn English Number Noun Adjective Grammar

Grammar Level 3- Lesson Twenty Nine

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Number Noun Adjective in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

Grammar Recap

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Requirement Lessons

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number + noun = adjective

 

It’s very common in English to put two words together in order to form an adjective. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to put a number and a noun together to form an adjective that describes another noun.

Example:

number noun noun result
two
car
garage
two-car garage
25
story
building
25-story building
five
star
hotel
five-star hotel
48
hour
wait
48-hour wait

You must hyphenate the number word and the noun. These two words together function as an adjective.

right arrow   –  (hyphen)

Notice that numbers ten and under are usually spelled out completely. If you write 2-car garage, for instance, it looks awkward.

Practice

writeExample: The hotel has 80 rooms.

 It’s an 80-room hotel.

1. The house has five bedrooms.

 It’s a __________________________________.

2. The test took two hours.

 It was a _______________________________.

3. The trip will probably take seven hours.

  It will be a ______________________________.

4. The warranty is good for 90 days.

 It’s a __________________________________.

5. The football player kicked the ball 55 yards.

 It was a _________________________________.

The answers are below.

Answers:

1. It’s a five-bedroom house.

2. It was a two-hour test.

3. It will be a seven-hour trip.

4. It’s a 90-day warranty.

5. It was a 55-yard kick.

Quiz for Number Noun Adjective

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