Syntactic function of adjectives
pre-modifiers in the nominal group (precede the noun), usually follow the determiner
that ugly modern picture.
they can be used in post-position
attribute is long adjectival phrase)
It is a house much bigger than the one we’ve got now.
in some institutional phrases; legal expressions (taken from French)
the president elect, the heir apparent
follow the verb in sentence; subject and object complements in a clause
The picture is ugly and modern. (subject complement)