Compound Words - 10

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edited December 2018 in Vocabulary

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

outgrow
outlaw
outlet
outnumber
outpatient
outside
overboard
overdose
overdue
pancake

1. He is looking for an ________________ in order to plug in his telephone.
2. It is good for children to play ___________________ for fresh air and exercise.
3. A _____________________ breakfast is a good way to start the weekend.
4. The papers flew _____________________ when the wave hit the boat.
5. Children ____________________ shoes and clothes rapidly.
6. The number of sheep _______________________ the number of people in certain parts of the world.
7. She had a simple, _________________ procedure at the hospital.
8. It is unfortunately common for drug users to ________________________.
9. The police caught the notorious ________________________ at his hideout.
10. Most libraries charge a fine for _________________ books.

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1. He is looking for an outlet in order to plug in his telephone.
2. It is good for children to play outside for fresh air and exercise.
3. A pancake breakfast is a good way to start the weekend.
4. The papers flew overboard when the wave hit the boat.
5. Children outgrow shoes and clothes rapidly.
6. The number of sheep outnumbers the number of people in certain parts of the world.
7. She had a simple, outpatient procedure at the hospital.
8. It is unfortunately common for drug users to overdose.
9. The police caught the notorious outlaw at his hideout.
10. Most libraries charge a fine for overdue books.


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