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Traveller 5 | ثالث ثانوي الفصل الدراسي الاول | Strong adjectives

الدرس السابق ⇚ Expressions with take
2. 'STRONG ADJECTIVES'

A. Look at the following extracts from the text on pages 42-43. What do the adjectives in bold mean?

We were exhausted because we'd been hiking through mountainous terrain for eight hours...
We were so delighted with our find...

Note:

'Strong' adjectives are a stronger version of other adjectives, e.g. delighted means very pleased.
'Strong' adjectives never follow adverbs like very or extremely. Adverbs such as absolutely and
utterly are used instead.

B. Replace the strong adjectives in sentences 1-10 with very/extremely and the adjectives in the box.

1. Emad was furious when he discovered that Alex had borrowed his new car without his permission.
very angry / extremely angry 
2. Kevin owns an enormous house in the countryside with more than twenty rooms.
very big / extremely big
3. Everybody started laughing when Luke walked in wearing a ridiculous hat.
very silly / extremely silly
4. It is essential that you wear safety glasses when doing this experiment.
very important / extremely important
5. I saw tiny insects crawling all over the walls of the building.
very small / extremely small
6. Layla made a delicious chicken pie last night.
very tasty / extremely tasty
7. Our hotel bathroom was disgusting it was dirty and there were cockroaches crawling all over the floor.
very unpleasant / extremely unpleasant
8. That book was awful; the plot was stupid and the ending was very bad.
very bad / extremely bad
9. I studied Archaeology because I find it fascinating.
very interesting / extremely interesting
10. Nadia was terrified when she went bungee jumping.
very scared / extremely scared


عوده لفهرس مفردات ترافلر 5 ⇐ Vocabulary Lesson

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