Compound Adjectives | Exercises with answers

Compound Adjectives | Exercises with answers

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Exercise 8

Which of the three words proposed is best suited to form a compound adjective?

Exemple: sun-____ (lost / dried / mannered) → sun-dried

1. south- (speaking / facing / day)

2. French- (speaking / facing / day)

3. four- (speaking / facing / day)

4. high- (provoking / flying / aged)

5. highly- (flying / respected / aged)

6. middle- (flying / respected / aged)

7. thought- (provoking / lipped / tuned)

8. tight- (provoking / lipped / aged)

9. fine- (provoking / tuned / flying)

10. friendly- (respected / looking / aged)


ANSWERS

  1. south-facing
  2. French-speaking
  3. four-day
  4. high-flying
  5. highly-respected
  6. middle-aged
  7. thought-provoking
  8. tight-lipped
  9. fine-tuned
  10. friendly-looking

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