You are given a block of text which explains the theory of this concept.
Once you have read the theory, do the exercises given below to test how well you have understood the ideas.
How to do the Exercises:
You are given a set of words.
You are also given some sentences with input boxes, and you are required to use the words to complete the sentences correctly.
You can put your chosen word into the input box by first clicking on the word and then in the input box.
The word will appear in the input box.
If it is correct, it will go green, and if not, it will go red.
118 Nouns - Compound
A compound noun is a noun that is made up of two or more words. Most compound nouns in English are formed by nouns modified by other nouns or adjectives.
The words tooth and paste are each nouns in their own right, but if you join them together they form a new word - toothpaste.
Compound nouns can be written either as a single word, as a word with a hyphen, or as two words.
This section will look at some of these compound nouns.