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Reply to "Adjectives"

@Ahmed.A.A posted:

Hi, is the following phrase OK:

"American delicious food"

Hi, Ahmed—No, it isn't OK. It violates the natural order of adjectives. "Delicious" should come before "American": "delicious American food." Being evaluative in nature, "delicious" naturally is peripheral as an adjective, whereas "American," denoting the type of food under discussion, is central.

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