In the following sentence, is "my" functioning as an adjective or adverb? The dozen well rounded snowballs were my brother's sneakiest weapon. I think "my" must be an adverb because it's modifying ...
We call the quantity of more than one (singular) plural. Is there any general word similar to this for a quantity less than one (singular)?
I am confused as to some of the vocabulary that can be used to compare numbers and quantities, and would very much appreciate some clarification. I suppose it is safe to say that 1 is smaller than ...
Is it okay to say "my latest five novels" when I want to express "five of my latest novels"? As far as I know, "five" is a postdeterminer, so it precedes an adjective (except for ...
If a first-tier item is called primary, and a second-tier item is called secondary, what can third, and greater, -tier items be called?
Is −9 a smaller number than −8? And is −9 a lower number than −8? What is the difference between lower and smaller here?
I wasn't sure how best to phrase the title of this question. I'm interested in constructions of the following form: An estimated 50 people died in the bombing. 'An estimated' could be ...