Compound Adjectives | Exercises with answers

Compound Adjectives | Exercises with answers

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Exercise 9

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

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

1. well- (sensitive / traveled / mile)

2. three- (sensitive / traveled / mile)

3. time- (sensitive / mannered / mile)

4. fail- (safe / behaved / spirited)

5. mean- (safe / behaved / spirited)

6. badly- (safe / behaved / spirited)

7. part- (minded / time / new)

8. open- (minded / time / new)

9. brand- (minded / time / new)

10. gently- (hearted / flowing / safe)


ANSWERS

  1. well-traveled
  2. three-mile
  3. time-sensitive
  4. fail-safe
  5. mean-spirited
  6. badly-behaved
  7. part-time
  8. open-minded
  9. brand-new
  10. gently-flowing

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