Compound Adjectives

Index
Match the compound adjectives on the left with the definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • off-putting
  • downhearted
  • ​incoming
  • overdone
  • inborn
  • upbeat
  • up and running
  • across-the-board
  • up-and-coming
  • down-and-out
  • arriving at or coming towards a place
  • involving everyone or everything in a place or situation
  • ​positive and enthusiastic
  • with too much done, said, or used
  • likely to develop, become successful or popular soon
  • unpleasant, disconcerting, or repellent
  • having no luck, no money, and no opportunities
  • existing from birth
  • sad and feeling that things will not get better
  • starting to work correctly
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