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A compound noun is a noun that is made
up of two or more words.
The two parts may be written in a
number of ways :
1. as one word: bedroom
2. as two words joined with a
hyphen: well-being
3. as two separate words: full moon
Noun + Noun headphones
Adjective + Noun black board
Verb + Noun washin machine
!reposition + Noun upstairs
Noun + Verb haircut
Noun + Preposition haner on
Adjective + Verb public speakin
!reposition + Verb overuse
A. "atch the iven words
1. under
2. in
3. sea
#. finger
$. cup
%. hand
&. car
'. ear
(. water
1). fire
11. foot
12. black
13. second
1#. body
1$. news
1%. tooth
1&. over
1'. up
1(. key
2). house
21. rail
22. week
23. net
2#. lip
2$. sun
2%. your
2&. sweet
2'. over
2(. black
3). wall
. !ill in the blanks with the given words.
1. " will go to the shopping this ############.
2. $ou must do your homework #############.
" cannot help you.
3. %ook at the #############. The train is
coming.
#. " can&t buy a new car this year. " prefer
############# cars.
$. 'y father reads his ########### every evening.
%. (se the ############# while brushing your teeth.
&. )e will buy some new ############# for our living
room.
'. 'y mother spends too much money on #############.
*he loves +ewellery.
(. 'y room has been filled with the ###########. " love it.
1). ,o you like playing #############-
11. The cat is sleeping on the #############.
12. 'y uncle is a ############# in the navy.
13. .ohn is slightly #############. /e needs to lose some
weight immediately.
1#. The hotel will employ new #############.
1$. %ook at the #############. 0ead the sentences.
board
mail
guard
board
pet
ring
print
man
ball
writing
keeper
put
board
stick
paper
work
seas
weight
way
man
hand
light
heart
paste
clothing
date
paper
fall
end
self

A compound noun is a noun that is made
up of two or more words.
The two parts may be written in a
number of ways :
1. as one word: bedroom
2. as two words joined with a
hyphen: well-being
3. as two separate words: full moon
Noun + Noun headphones
Adjective + Noun black board
Verb + Noun washin machine
!reposition + Noun upstairs
Noun + Verb haircut
Noun + Preposition haner on
Adjective + Verb public speakin
!reposition + Verb overuse
A. "atch the iven words
1. under
2. in
3. sea
#. finger
$. cup
%. hand
&. car
'. ear
(. water
1). fire
11. foot
12. black
13. second
1#. body
1$. news
1%. tooth
1&. over
1'. up
1(. key
2). house
21. rail
22. week
23. net
2#. lip
2$. sun
2%. your
2&. sweet
2'. over
2(. black
3). wall
*. +ill in the blanks with the iven words.
1. " will go to the shopping this ############.
2. $ou must do your homework #############.
" cannot help you.
3. %ook at the #############. The train is
coming.
#. " can&t buy a new car this year. " prefer #############
cars.
$. 'y father reads his ########### every evening.
%. (se the ############# while brushing your teeth.
&. )e will buy some new ############# for our living
room.
'. 'y mother spends too much money on #############.
*he loves +ewellery.
(. 'y room has been filled with the ###########. " love it.
1). ,o you like playing #############-
11. The cat is sleeping on the #############.
12. 'y uncle is a ############# in the navy.
13. .ohn is slightly #############. /e needs to lose some
weight immediately.
1#. The hotel will employ new #############.
1$. %ook at the #############. 0ead the sentences.
board
mail
guard
board
pet
ring
print
man
ball
writing
keeper
put
board
stick
paper
work
seas
weight
way
man
hand
light
heart
paste
clothing
date
paper
fall
end
self
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A. "atch the iven words
1. underclothing
2. input
3. seaman
#. fingerprint
$. cupboard
%. handwriting
&. carpet
'. earring
(. waterfall
1). fireman
11. football
12. blackboard
13. second hand
1#. bodyguard
1$. newspaper
1%. toothpaste
1&. overseas
1'. update
1(. keyboard
2). housekeeper
21. railway
22. weekend
23. network
2#. lipstick
2$. sunlight
2%. yourself
2&. sweetheart
2'. overweight
2(. blackmail
3). wallpaper
*. +ill in the blanks with the iven words.
1. " will go to the shopping this ###weekend#####.
2. $ou must do your homework ####yoursel,####.
" cannot help you.
3. %ook at the ####railway####. The train is
coming.
#. " can&t buy a new car this year. " prefer
##second hand-#### cars.
$. 'y father reads his ###newspaper#### every
evening.
%. (se the ###toothpaste### while brushing your
teeth.
&. )e will buy some new ##wallpaper### for our
living room.
'. 'y mother spends too much money on
###earrins####. *he loves +ewellery.
(. 'y room has been filled with the ###sunliht##.
" love it.
1). ,o you like playing ####,ootball####-
11. The cat is sleeping on the ###carpet#####.
12. 'y uncle is a ####seaman#### in the navy.
13. .ohn is slightly ####overweiht###. /e needs
to lose some weight immediately.
1#. The hotel will employ new ###housekeepers###.
1$. %ook at the ###blackboard###. 0ead the
sentences.