Forming nouns from verbs;
Examples of forming nouns from the verbs in the brackets
A useful piece of (inform).
Correct response;A useful piece of information.
A sincere (encourage).
Correct response; A sincere encourager.
A miserable (exist).
Correct response;A miserable exister.
A poor (attend).
Correct response;A poor attender.
An expensive (advertise).
Correct response; An expensive advertiser.
A dangerous (fly).
Correct response;A dangerous flier.
Now try the following;
- An exact (translate).
- A quick means of (transport).
- A wonderful (create).
- A late (realise).
- A good (recommend).
Forming nouns from adjectives
Many adjectives are formed from nouns but some are formed from verbs.
Consider these examples:
Adjectives are sometimes formed from nouns and verbs by the addition of suffixes, as in these e x a m p l e s .
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