Compound Adjectives | Exercises with answers

Compound Adjectives | Exercises with answers

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Exercise 5

By combining the bold words in the first sentence, form a compound adjective that you will use in the second sentence.

Don’t forget to add a dash between the words that make it up:

Ex:  work eight hours every day → I work an eight-hour day

1. This vehicle is moving slowly. → This is a vehicle.

2. This drink is as cold as ice. → This is an drink.

3. This cat is one years old. → This is a cat.

4. This woman has a high level of education. → This is a woman.

5. This movie lasts two hours. → This is a movie.

6. This campaign has been organized well. → This is a campaign.

7. This opera singer is famous all over the world. → This is a opera singer.

8. This sandwich is six inches long. → This is a sandwich.

9. This diet is free of meat. → This is a diet.

10. This motorcycle has been cared for very well. → This is a motorcycle.


ANSWERS

  1. This vehicle is moving slowly. This is a slow-moving vehicle.
  2. This drink is as cold as ice. This is an ice-cold drink.
  3. This cat is one years old. This is a one-year-old cat.
  4. This woman has a high level of education. This is a higly-educated woman.
  5. This movie lasts two hours. This is a two-hour movie.
  6. This campaign has been organized well. This is a well-organized campaign.
  7. This opera singer is famous all over the world. This is a world-famous opera singer.
  8. This sandwich is six inches long. This is a six-inch sandwich.
  9. This diet is free of meat. This is a meat-free diet.
  10. This motorcycle has been cared for very well. This is a well-cared-for motorcycle.

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