Why this adjective is added after a preposition?

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Why this adjective is added after a preposition?

Post by thehay » Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:27 pm

Here is a sentence from an English magazine:

"With the weather still on this side of chilly, it might be better to stay in and nest ― especially when nursing a cold."

Why not write on this side of chill? Can we always add an adjective after a preposition?
công ty chuyen nha quan thu duc tron goi giá rẻ, cần tìm người giúp việc nhà tphcm

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Re: Why this adjective is added after a preposition?

Post by Alan » Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:54 am

As strange as it may seem, this rather informal construction always uses an adjective rather than a noun.

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