a handsome young man
a big black car
that horrible big dog
Some adjectives give a general opinion. We can use these adjectives to describe almost any noun:
He’s a good / wonderful / brilliant / bad / dreadful teacher.
That’s a good / wonderful / brilliant / bad / dreadful book.
Some adjectives give a specific opinion. We only use these adjectives to describe particular kinds of noun, for example:
|Food||Furniture, buildings||People, animals|
We usually put a general opinion in front of a specific opinion:
nice tasty soup.
a nasty uncomfortable armchair
a lovely intelligent animal
We usually put an opinion adjective in front of a descriptive adjective:
a nice red dress
a silly old man
those horrible yellow curtains