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topic: Compound words 1

Choose the best, most grammatically correct response to complete each of the sentences below:


1. The "seventh-inning stretch" is a __________ tradition at baseball games.
  time-honored
  timehonored

2. I'm going there with my __________.
  mother in law
  mother-in-law

3. They provide a wide range of __________ services.
  child-care
  child care

4. She left her daughter in __________.
  child-care
  child care

5. I left you a __________.
  voicemail
  voice-mail

6. My brother is the most __________ person that I know.
  easy going
  easygoing

7. After the __________ of the peace accord, war resumed.
  break-down
  breakdown

8. She said it as an __________.
  after-thought
  afterthought

9. I saw him at our company __________ last weeek.
  get-together
  gettogether

10. He came up with another __________ proposal that confused just about everyone.
  mind boggling
  mind-boggling


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