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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #120121: Adjective phrases
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    Adjective phrases


    An adjective phrase is a group of words which does the work of an adjective.

    For example:

    =>It is an important matter. Here "important" is an adjective. 

    Now if we write the above sentence this way:

    =>It is a matter of importance. Now "of importance" is an adjective phrase and used as an adjective. 

    In this exercise, you'll have to write the "adjective phrase" in each blank.

    Good Luck! :)

     





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    1. The chief lived in a house built of stone.

    2. I like to see a face with a smile on it.

    3. The labour belonged to a tribe dwelling in the hills.

    4. A man in great difficulties came to me for help.

    5. Wild beasts in small cages are a sorry sight.

    6. Only a man with plenty of money can buy such a car.

    7. We have seen better days and nights loaded with joys.

    8. What a wonderful tool for opening all kinds of doors!

    9. The walls, constructed in haste, gave way in heavy rains.

    10. Anyone, knowing the whereabouts of the criminal should contact us.









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