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There's a very useful exercise in my beloved "First Certificate" of Longman. Someone might even remember me posting other exercises of this book. But let us get down to business.

You must compound an adjective using a word in bold together with a word in italics.

strong- headed, skinned, dressed, minded, hearted, behaved, tempered
well- headed, skinned, dressed, minded, hearted, behaved, tempered
quick- headed, skinned, dressed, minded, hearted, behaved, tempered
light- headed, skinned, dressed, minded, hearted, behaved, tempered
cold- headed, skinned, dressed, minded, hearted, behaved, tempered
half- headed, skinned, dressed, minded, hearted, behaved, tempered
open- headed, skinned, dressed, minded, hearted, behaved, tempered

Someone with more advanced english skills than mine would be thanked to death if they helped to conjugate these words.
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Hello Swampy

Why not try first, and then we'll check your answers?

MrP
I'm going to give it a try.

strong-skinned
well-behaved
quick-tempered
light-headed
cold-hearted
half-dressed
open-minded

Don't know whether they're right though.
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They sound good to me, Guest!

'Strong-skinned' is slightly odd, at first glance; but it would serve as an epithet for Achilles. Or a very old bowl of custard.

Is it my imagination, or do the last 6 make a little story?

MrP
Thanks for a little care, MrPedantic. I've actually done this exercise briefly beforehand with the help of a dictionary. Though it wasn't a very rich one. Also, I add to my answers some probable (in my view) variants.

strong-headed (headstrong), strong-minded,
well-dressed, well-behaved,
quick-minded, quick-tempered,
light-headed, light-dressed,
cold-skinned, cold-minded, cold-hearted,
open-headed, open-minded.

I didn't locate any suitable with 'skinned', so 'cold-skinned' is there for a try.
Looks great, Swampy, except for one or two:

light-dressed – not really; you'd say 'lightly dressed'.
cold-minded – fine for 'poetic' usage.
open-headed – not really; it suggests the victim of a mad axeman.

Also:

light-hearted, light-skinned, open-hearted.

MrP
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I will try , and then you will check my answers.
hello, can you hel me???

I need compun adejctives that finish in made, free, proof, necked (3 of each one)

Also I need compound adjectives beginning with self and if they are positive or negatives characteristics (as many as you can )

thanks,,,
Hi,

I need compun compound adejctives that finish in made, free, proof, necked (3 of each one) Can you try first? Can you think of even one?

Also I need compound adjectives beginning with self and if they are positive or negatives characteristics (as many as you can ) This seems to be mainly a matter of looking in a dictionary. Have you tried that?

Best wishes, Clive
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