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Use extreme adjectives to make the sentences more grammatical.

Super-Adjectives 3

surprising unexpected, remarkable , sudden
old ancient['eɪnʃnt], antique
clean spotless ['spɔtləs], immaculate [ɪ'mækjələt]
ugly hideous ['hɪdɪəs], unsightly
funny hilarious, laughable ['lɑːfəbl]
stupid imbecile ['ɪmbəsiːl], foolish
interesting breathtaking, spectacular [spek'tækjələ]
skinny lean [liːn], bony ['bəunɪ]
smart sophisticated, bright
sad sorrowful, blue
shy coy [kɔɪ], reserved, timid


Use extreme adjectives to make the sentences more grammatical.

1. After arguing I felt very sad, because we broke up.

2. I didnt expect she would be very skinny. She needs a doctor I guess.

3. You bought a very ugly dress, I wont go out with you if you put it on.

4. Martin didnt say a word! Is he always that veryshy?

5. Leave me alone, please. Im very sad and I dont want to see anybody.

6. I want to live in a very old castle on the sea shore.

7. Dan was only 4, but his speech sounded like he was 40. What a very smart boy!

8. The can-can show in a Moulin Rouge cabaret is very interesting and very funny.

9. I love The Alps, the snow is very clean there.

10. Joanna cannot do this job, she is very stupid
and very shy for that.



One more time:

ugly stupid skinny sad surprising
funny interesting smart shy old


Popular Idioms 1

dont judge a book by its cover appearance doesnt indicate the true character Don't judge a book by its cover. He is not silly at all
a closed mouth doesn't get fed to get something you have to do something I think I deserve a raise at my job, but I'm afraid to ask for one A closed mouth doesn't get fed
you made your bed, now you must lie in it when something goes wrong only by your own fault I cursed my boss out, knocked everything in his office over and stormed out. He then fired me. You made your bed, now you must lie in it.
mumbo jumbo nonsense or meaningless speech There's so much legal mumbo jumbo in these documents that it's hard to make sense of them.
a chip on smbs shoulder being annoyed and irritated by smth that happened in the past He hasn't recovered from the shock and seems to have a chip on his shoulder about it.
  you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink you can give someone an opportunity, but you can't force them to take it I have done everything I could to get him a job. No matter what I do, he just won't work!" You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink.
pot calling the kettle black you criticize others for the problem you have yourself : I wouldn't call him lazy if I were you, Andy; that would be the pot calling the kettle black.
between a rock and a hard place a situation where one is faced with two equally difficult alternatives Schools for problem kids are between a rock and a hard place - they can be sued if children run away and get hurt, but have no power to keep the door locked.
sit/be on the fence hesitate ['hezɪteɪt] My husband and children would like a dog, but I am still on the fence. I hate pets.
the big cheese an important or powerful person in a group or organization Apparently her father is a big cheese in one of the major banks.

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