Adjectives exercise

August 22, 2014pdf

Find out the adjectives in the following sentences and state which nouns are modified by them.

1. The car suffered heavy damage.

2. Every dog has his day.

3. I have bought enough sugar.

4. She was wearing a blue gown.

5. I have had my fair share of disappointments.

6. The way was long and the wind was cold.

7. Don’t cry over spilt milk.

8. He won the first prize.

9. He is a man of few words.

10. He died a glorious death.

11. A small leak can sink a great ship.

12. King Francis was a hearty king and loved a royal sport.

Answers

1. Adjective – heavy; it modifies the noun damage.

2. Adjective – every; it modifies the noun dog.

3. Adjective – enough; it modifies the noun sugar.

4. Adjective – blue; it modifies the noun gown.

5. Adjective – fair; it modifies the noun share.

6. Adjective – long; it modifies the noun way; Adjective – cold; it modifies the noun wind.

7. Adjective – spilt; it modifies the noun milk.

8. Adjective – first; it modifies the noun prize

9. Adjective – few; it modifies the noun words.

10. Adjective – glorious; it modifies the noun death.

11. Adjective – small; it modifies the noun leak; adjective – great; it modifies the noun ship.

12. Adjective – hearty; it modifies the noun king; adjective – royal; it modifies the noun sport.

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