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Hi I have a little problem with adjectives.

What is the rule for the use of adjectives in plural nouns

Do I have to say: They are attractive or they are attactives.

They are cute! or they are cutes!

I'm happy and they are happy!!!! or happies!!!

Please, explain me I'm getting crazy!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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CalifJimBluealbatross,

Do not place "s" on adjectives as you probably do in your native language.
In English there is no such thing as a plural adjective!

CJ

It is interesting that some languages might use adjectives in plural form.
Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, to name only a few! Emotion: smile
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Grammar Geek says it is never possible to use "attractives" whereas Rishonly have mentioned that the word is common to use as a noun. Do I not grasp something? Or is it a kind of difference between BrE and AmE?..
CalifJimItalian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, to name only a few!
Yes, Jim, you're right concerning Russian (I can't say about others because I don't know them). We use plural ajectives indeed. But how do you know that all those languages use it? Do you know all of them?
Rishonly
Ruslana
Hmm, I wonder if "attractives" can be ever used. What do you think of it, Rishonly?.. Emotion: thinking

Sorry, I am late to this discussion, Ruslana.Emotion: smile "Attractives" can't be used as an adjective;however, it is common to use "attractives" as a noun.

Can you give me an example? As a native speaker, I have NEVER used it as a noun.
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Rishonly
Ruslana
Hmm, I wonder if "attractives" can be ever used. What do you think of it, Rishonly?.. Emotion: thinking

Sorry, I am late to this discussion, Ruslana.Emotion: smile "Attractives" can't be used as an adjective;however, it is common to use "attractives" as a noun.

Can you give me an example? As a native speaker, I have NEVER used it as a noun.

Neither me, GG. I have seen the usage of "attractives" as following:

1. 'The Attractives and Big Boy Napoleon' (Music concert title or article title)

2. Tourist attractives: place1,place2...etc.

Besides, now I can see this word is not used by native English speakers at all, as say say.
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OH! Attractions!

"A tourist attraction" is something or some place you might want to see, visit, do, etc. while vacationing somewhere. Like, Disney World. Or a museum.

As far as the names of rock bands or their concerts go - well - there are no rules!
Thank you! It is clear now. Emotion: smile
actually you're supposed to say

1. They are attractive.

2. They are cute.

3. I'm happy. They are happy.

You can't use attractives, cutes, or happies ever in any sentence. Emotion: smile
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I'm from Poland and I find it interesting that in English there's no such thing as a plural adjective Emotion: wink It's much simpler this way, though.
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