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Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
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Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
This has been bugging me for some time.
For me the answer is "new red car" but apparently it is "red new car".
Can someone help? There should also be a proper justification with the answer for as to why it is the "more" correct one because it both looks, at least to me, equally right.
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#2
RE: Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
I read somewhere that when constructing a sentence, there is a logical order that descriptors have to be listed in, in order for the sentence to be grammatically correct. When I get home later, I'll try to find it.
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#3
RE: Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
The car will still be red when it's not new.
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RE: Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
Grammar was never my strong suit. But “grammatically more right” doesn’t sound correct.
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RE: Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
Quote:When more than one adjective comes before a noun, the adjectives are normally in a particular order. Adjectives which describe opinions or attitudes (e.g. amazing) usually come first, before more neutral, factual ones (e.g. red):
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar...ives-order

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I've never thought about adjective order... but apparently it's a thing.
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#6
RE: Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
Pretty sure it's "new red car". Why? I think it may have something to do with the fact that "redness" is more "ingrained" in the car than its "newness". Thus "red" should be closer to "car" than "new".

Edit: Oh, so I was wrong? What??? Pool, source?
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RE: Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
In my case it's second hand red car.
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#8
RE: Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
I have brown new underwear may be something completely different.
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RE: Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
(January 22, 2018 at 10:49 am)vulcanlogician Wrote:
Quote:When more than one adjective comes before a noun, the adjectives are normally in a particular order. Adjectives which describe opinions or attitudes (e.g. amazing) usually come first, before more neutral, factual ones (e.g. red):
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar...ives-order

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I've never thought about adjective order... but apparently it's a thing.

So it's new red car then. Just as I thought.
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#10
RE: Which is grammatically more right - "red new car" or "new red car"
I say go with what sounds right.
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