Compound Adjectives | Exercises with answers

Compound Adjectives | Exercises with answers

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Exercise 6

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 program lasts for two months. → It is a program.

2. This man has a strong will. → He is a man.

3. This medication lasts a long time. → This is medication.

4. This activity consumes a lot of time. → This is a activity.

5. This album has broken the record for most albums sold in one year. → This is a album.

6. This scheme is supposed to help you make money. → It is a scheme.

7. This painting is from the nineteenth century. → It is a painting.

8. This news broke my heart. → This is news.

9. This doll was made by hand. → This is a doll.

10. This solar panel is as thin as paper. → This is a solar panel.


ANSWERS

  1. This program lasts for two months. It is a two-month program.
  2. This man has a strong will. He is a strong-willed man.
  3. This medication lasts a long time. This is long-lasting medication.
  4. This activity consumes a lot of time. This is a time-consuming activity.
  5. This album has broken the record for most albums sold in one year. This is a record-breaking album.
  6. This scheme is supposed to help you make money. It is a money-making scheme.
  7. This painting is from the nineteenth century. It is a nineteenth-century painting.
  8. This news broke my heart. This is heart-breaking news.
  9. This doll was made by hand. This is a hand-made doll.
  10. This solar panel is as thin as paper. This is a paper-thin solar panel.

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