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Linking Verbs and Adjectives | Practice

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Based on what you have learned in this lesson complete the blank spaces with the correct form of the adjectives provided in parentheses.

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1. The crowd turned (angry) as the politician kept lying to them.

angry

2. I smelled the fruit pie (slow) , expecting a sweet aroma. It smelled (awful) instead.

slowly

awful

3. My fingers felt (numb) because the weather had turned (frigid) .

numb

frigid

4. The campers stayed (cozy) in their tents all night.

cozy

5. You must try remain (calm) during an emergency so you can think (clear) and take the right action.

calm

clearly

6. Although he reacted (poor) at first, he did not stay (angry) very long.

poorly

angry

7. The soup may be very spicy. Taste it (careful) before you eat it.

carefully

8. Due to the stormy weather, the ocean turned (rough) and shook the boat (strong) .

rough

strongly

9. His attempts to convince Mary to marry him proved (pointless) .

pointless.

10. The man appeared (sudden) right in front of me. He appeared (nervous) , so I talked to him in a calm voice.

suddenly

nervous

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