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Compound adjectives


A bit of advice: Compound adjectives are invariable as are all adjectives. The second word is the most important. The first word serves to qualify the second word.  To gain a better understanding of compound adjectives, I suggest you study the following exercise.

Enjoy reconstructing the adjective using the words in parentheses.





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1. The tour operator suggested a (day/four) trip to London next Christmas.

2. The (head/curly) girl who's playing tennis is my sister.

3. The police were shocked at the sight of this (blood/cold) murder.

4. After the terrible tempest, the (sunken/half) sailing boat was unusable.

5. We have booked a room in a (star/four) hotel.

6. Who can name a (to eat/fruit) animal?

7. You mustn't use this (sharp/razor) knife . It's too dangerous !

8. Every week, (to lay/new) eggs are used by my mother to make some wonderful cakes.

9. My son is very (clear/sight) about his choice.

10. After a (through/to read) of the script, the actor turned down the role.









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