An adjective phrase is a group of words that does the work of an adjective.
Sumitra has silken hair. ……… Sumitra has hair that feels like silk.
The phrase that feels like silk does the work of an adjective because it tells us the kind of hair Sumitra has. It is an adjective phrase. An adjective phrase can often be replaced by an adjective. a person who is always on time …… punctual.
a person who knows many languages …… linguist
  1. Find words in the word search in the table below that mean the same as the underlined phrases. Look left to right, right to left, top to bottom and bottom to top for the words.
  1. An orange is a fruit with plenty of juice.
  2. Gypsies are people who are nomads.
  3. This is a region with a lot of breeze.
  4. Tibet is a land with several mountains.
  5. A number of attempts have been made to hide the truth.
  6. This door has a surface that feels like metal.
  7. Mr Sharma is a very able and talented person.
  8. Emperor Ashoka was a kind and generous ruler.
  9. If you want to succeed, you must never be unenthusiastic and lazy.
  10. The Nile and the Amazon are long rivers. The first one is longer than the second one.
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C R I O F G X K U G L W D
W F K U V V W I I Y A S F
S B E N E V O L E N T A U
X V M T T C E F K H T F I
N O M A D I C U M J E U O
Y A Q I G C V L N N R Y P
C C Z N C I G R A H T E L

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