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COMPOUND ADJECTIVES

We form compound adjectives by using: adjective + noun +ed , or adjective + verb + ing combination.

 

More examples:

My mother has a kind heart. = My mother is kind-hearted.

John has got blue eyes. = John is blue-eyed.

This centre forms athletes. = This centre is an athlete-forming centre.

 

Exercises:

Match the words in column A with the words in column B to make correct compound adjectives:

Column A

easy

quick

time

absent

oil

two

open

record

Curly

big

short

good

well

Left

Labour

deeply

old

brightly

Column B

witted

producing

going

consuming

minded

breaking

faced

Minded

haired

Headed

lit

fashioned

rooted

handed

saving

known

looking

sighted

                                       


 

 

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