I. Look at the underlined part in the following sentence.
“You have come here to be educated…” said the red-faced gentleman.
The word ‘red-faced’ is called a Compound Adjective.
The phrase ‘red-faced gentleman’ is a short form of ‘a gentleman with a red face’.
1. Pick out the phrases with Compound Adjectives from the story or elsewhere and write how they can be rewritten to express the same meaning.
2. Change the underlined parts in the following paragraph into compound adjectives. Rewrite the paragraph in your note book.
Sachin Tendulkar is a cricketer who is famous all over the world. He is a batsman playing with right hand. He has many world records to his credit which are mind blowing. Besides all these, he is a person with a kind heart. He works with an NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) based in Mumbai to help more than 200 orphans every year.
3. Fill in the blanks with appropriate compound adjectives from the box given below.
deep-rooted, old-fashioned, well-mannered, softspoken, brand-new
Latha is a _________________ girl. She speaks kindly with her classmates. Look at her, she is wearing an ______________ dress. She does not like to wear ___________ dresses. Don’t you think Latha is a ___________ girl?