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GeneralHelp! I'm trapped inside a large, red, fluffy sweater! Pin
PIEBALDconsult1-Dec-23 4:58
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Did that sound right to you? It does to me.
As a native (U.S.) English speaker, I was of course not taught that there is a rule guideline to how we order adjectives -- but ESL students are taught a rule.
As I was lay awake this morning I thought about this. I think the above is in accordance with the rule.
But what if I drop the "large" -- I would describe it as a "fluffy, red sweater" rather than a "red, fluffy sweater".

I know there are many highly fluent non-native English speakers in the room -- what does your experience tell you?
Can both be "correct"? Is there a nuance to the rule which swaps these? If both size and color are specified, do they gravitate together?


(And don't get me started on separating adjectives with COMMAs.)
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