Indefinite Adjectives Part 2 is a focus on the second group of this type of adjectives.
After Indefinite Adjectives Part 1, we carry on with Indefinite Adjectives Part 2 to add some information about this category.
Indefinite Adjectives refer to something or someone in a non-specific sense.
In Italian there are 4 groups of Indefinite Adjectives.
The second group refers to people or things as a whole or stress the very general nature of something or someone.
Some examples will help you understand them better!
|Il nuovo iPhone è esaurito in tutto il mondo.||The new iPhone is sold out all around the world.|
|Ogni studente dovrà consegnare la tesina entro domani.||Every student will have to hand the essay in by tomorrow.|
|Qualunque persona saprebbe preparare questa ricetta.||Anyone would be able to prepare this recipe.|
|Mi andrebbe bene qualsiasi lavoro.||Any job would be fine for me.|
|Ciascun candidato deve presentare il cv.||Each candidate has to submit the cv.|
In the previous examples, qualunque and qualsiasi are used before the noun to refer to the totality of a category.
However, if we use them after the noun, their meaning changes:
Marco è un uomo qualunque–> Marco is an ordinary man.
Non voglio un vino qualsiasi –> I don’t want a mediocre wine.
Mi fermerò in un hotel qualunque –> I will stop in any hotel.
As you can see, in this case these adjectives have a negative meaning and refer to someone or something ordinary, mediocre or casual.
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