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Friday, November 23, 2012


The word or phrase using before a noun modifies it,is called a give more information about a works like an adjective in a sentence. It is used before or after of the headword of a sentence.sometimes there may be modifier of an adverbial phrase.Determiners,adjectives and noun-adj. can be used as modifier.
Modifiers are of two kinds.1.premodifier and modifier


When any modifier is used before a noun or noun phrase,it is called is used before the headword of a noun phrase and after the determiner of it.There are different types of premodifier.

a.Adjective as premodifier:when an adj. is used before a noun or noun is also called attributive use of article.i.e.a wise boy,an interesting story.

b.participle as premodifier:when a participle is used before a noun or noun phrase.only present(v-ing) and past participle(v-p.p) are used in this case.i.e. A sleeping dog,a learned man,running train,polluted air.

c.noun as premodifier:when a noun modifies another noun.i.e.train journey,bus fare,sea beach.


  1. Thanx sir! An honorable step for bd students!

  2. ধন্যবাদ স্যার! Postmodifier সম্পর্কে কিছু দিবেন্না?