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qualify vs modify

Postby hanuman_2000 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:49 am


An adjective qualify or modify a noun.

Are both words the same?


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Re: qualify vs modify

Postby Alan » Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:06 am

Yes. 'Modify' is the termed preferred by most linguists nowadays.

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