Complete the following sentences with the correct part of the body to make an idiom.
 

1. I was just about to say the same thing. You took the words right out of my .
2. Would you mind giving me a with this box? I can’t lift it by myself.
3. If you got anything to say to me, I’d appreciate it if you’d say it to my .
4. I’ve decided to go on holiday to the Philippines to chill out, relax and let my down for a couple of weeks.
5. Pepito loves ice cream, cakes, biscuits and chocolate. He’s got such a sweet .
6. The way they treat their children is a disgrace. It really makes my boil to see such bad parenting.

Consulta las soluciones / Haz click para escuchar Escucha y repite la pronunciación

Compound adjectives.

A compound adjective is a single adjective made up of more than one word.
Example: earth-shattering news

The words in a compound adjective are often connected with a hyphen:
Something that makes your mouth water is mouth-watering
Example: a mouth-watering dessert

Match the compound adjective to the noun.
 

1. A far-reaching
2. An eye-catching
3. A spine-chilling
4. A breath-taking
5. A time-consuming
6. A mind-boggling

Consulta las soluciones / Haz click para escuchar Escucha y repite la pronunciación

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first.
 

1. Her cake was too stale to eat.
Include the word fresh
Her cake
2. Maybe Pepito went home early.
Include the word might
Pepito
3. I can’t possibly record a podcast with all this noise!
Include the word impossible
It
4. The thief suddenly realised that the police were watching him.
Include the word watched
The thief suddenly
5. I should have studied English with La Mansión del Inglés.
Include the word only
If only
Gramática inglesa
¿Tienes dudas gramaticales?
Estudia con nuestra
Gramática Inglesa Online

Consulta las soluciones / Haz click para escuchar Escucha y repite la pronunciación

Compound adjectives with numbers.

A compound adjective is a single adjective made up of more than one word.
Example: earth-shattering news

The words in a compound adjective are often connected with a hyphen:
Something that makes your mouth water is mouth-watering
Example: a mouth-watering dessert

Some compound adjectives have numbers:
Example: a dog with three legs is a three-legged dog
We can call a person who is hypocritical a two-faced person

Match the compound adjective with the most suitable noun.
 

1. A bad-tempered
2. A far-fetched
3. An absent-minded
4. A handmade
5. A double-edged
6. A well-read
Curso Gratis de Inglés Nivel Avanzado
Mejora tu Inglés Gratis
con nuestro Curso Avanzado

Consulta las soluciones / Haz click para escuchar Escucha y repite la pronunciación

- Dispones de más ejercicios gratuitos de inglés en la sección de EJERCICIOS y en la sección de PRÁCTICA de La Mansión del Inglés.
- De forma continua publicamos en nuestro canal de Facebook ejercicios para practicar y mejorar tu inglés.
- Accede a nuestros Cuadernos de Inglés gratis o bien suscríbete para recibirlos gratuitamente en tu email.

 
 

*También te puede interesar:

© Copyright La Mansión del Inglés C.B. - Todos los derechos reservados.
La Mansión del Inglés ®. Marca Registrada