Compound words - 5

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edited October 17 in Vocabulary

Following is a list of compound words that you need to know. Put the correct word in each sentence.

fingerprint
firearm
firefighter
fireplace
fireproof
fireworks
fishtail
football
footprint
forecast

1. It looks nice, but burning wood in the __________________ means the heat goes up the chimney.
2. The road did not look too wet, yet the car began to _________________ in the slippery conditions.
3. The police found a _____________________ on the wine glass.
4. _____________________  is called soccer in the United States.
5. There will be _____________________ after the concert on Saturday night.
6. In order to be a security guard, you might have to obtain a license to carry a ___________________.
7. The grill gloves are ______________________ and partially heat-proof.
8. The dog left a muddy ______________________ on the carpet after its walk.
9. What is the __________________ for tomorrow?
10. A ______________________ has a long and intensive training regime.

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1. It looks nice, but burning wood in the fireplace means the heat goes up the chimney.
2. The road did not look too wet, yet the car began to fishtail in the slippery conditions.
3. The police found a fingerprint on the wine glass.
4. Football  is called soccer in the United States.
5. There will be fireworks after the concert on Saturday night.
6. In order to be a security guard, you might have to obtain a license to carry a firearm.
7. The grill gloves are fireproof and partially heat-proof.
8. The dog left a muddy footprint on the carpet after its walk.
9. What is the forecast for tomorrow?
10. A firefighter has a long and intensive training regime.


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