Adjective Phrase Examples with Answers

phrase is a collection of words without a subject or predicate. The phrase is the fundamental building block of English grammar.

When a Phrase qualifies a Noun or expresses its fault, quality, condition, quantity, etc., it is called an Adjective Phrase.

Adjective Phrase Examples with Answers

Adjective Phrase Examples with Answers


Adjective Phrase Examples With Answers #1


Identify the Adjective phrases in each sentence given below:

  1. Just to the west of Cairo lies the vast desert extending to the horizon.
  2. The trees standing on the riverside are all bending under the weight of fruit.
  3. Is this conduct becoming a gentleman?
  4. Such an act is deserving of the highest praise.
  5. Is not the earth teeming with crops?
  6. A car running at full speed.
  7. Having the gait of an elephant.
  8. A bird flying in the sky.
  9. Eyes sparkling with joy.
  10. A river flowing towards the sea.
  11. An aeroplane sailing in the air.
  12. A tank abounding in fish.
  13. A woman suffering pangs of separation from her husband.
  14. Delight arising from the performance of virtuous deeds.
  15. Pleasing to the ear.
  16. Wanting in honesty

Answers:

The above Adjective Phrases are formed by placing the Preposition after the Present Participle.

  1. Just to the west of Cairo lies the vast desert extending to the horizon.
  2. The trees standing on the riverside are all bending under the weight of fruit.
  3. Is this conduct becoming a gentleman?
  4. Such an act is deserving of the highest praise.
  5. Is not the earth teeming with crops?
  6. A car running at full speed.
  7. Having the gait of an elephant.
  8. A bird flying in the sky.
  9. Eyes sparkling with joy.
  10. A river flowing towards the sea.
  11. An aeroplane sailing in the air.
  12. A tank abounding in fish.
  13. A woman suffering pangs of separation from her husband.
  14. Delight arising from the performance of virtuous deeds.
  15. Pleasing to the ear.
  16. Wanting in honesty

Adjective Phrase Examples With Answers #2


Identify the Adjective phrases in each sentence given below:

  1. I shall not, without a fight, part with even as much land as can be measured by the point of a needle.
  2. It is very dangerous to sail in a sea agitated with high waves.
  3. The sky-kissing peaks of the Himalayas remain covered with perpetual snow.
  4. Mother Teresa was a life dedicated to the service of humanity.
  5. Body smeared with blood Shrouded in mystery.
  6. Transported with joy
  7. A body reduced to a skeleton
  8. Accustomed to hardship
  9. Confined in prison
  10. Devoted to duty
  11. A man addicted to drinking
  12. Lost in thought
  13. Involved in debt
  14. Absorbed in meditation
  15. Condemned to death
  16. Overwhelmed with sorrow
  17. Hidden from sight
  18. Lost to all sense of shame
  19. Laid up with illness
  20. Bent on mischief
  21. Exhausted with hard labour
  22. Water sanctified by the incantation of holy texts
  23. A woman devoted to her husband
  24. A beautiful lady dressed in white
  25. Moved at a pitiable sight
  26. Endowed with uncommon intelligence
  27. A custom handed down from generation to generation
  28. Sanctioned by the laws of religion
  29. Possessed of unparallelled wealth
  30. A vast forest infested with wild beasts
  31. Accused of a serious offence
  32. A garden adorned with flowers
  33. Ashamed of one’s own conduct
  34. A throne stained with blood

Answers:

The above Adjective Phases are formed by placing prepositions after the Past Participle

  1. I shall not, without a fight, part with even as much land as can be measured by the point of a needle.
  2. It is very dangerous to sail in a sea agitated with high waves.
  3. The sky-kissing peaks of the Himalayas remain covered with perpetual snow.
  4. Mother Teresa was a life dedicated to the service of humanity.
  5. Body smeared with blood Shrouded in mystery.
  6. Transported with joy
  7. A body reduced to a skeleton
  8. Accustomed to hardship
  9. Confined in prison
  10. Devoted to duty
  11. A man addicted to drinking
  12. Lost in thought
  13. Involved in debt
  14. Absorbed in meditation
  15. Condemned to death
  16. Overwhelmed with sorrow
  17. Hidden from sight
  18. Lost to all sense of shame
  19. Laid up with illness
  20. Bent on mischief
  21. Exhausted with hard labour
  22. Water sanctified by the incantation of holy texts
  23. A woman devoted to her husband
  24. A beautiful lady dressed in white
  25. Moved at a pitiable sight
  26. Endowed with uncommon intelligence
  27. A custom handed down from generation to generation
  28. Sanctioned by the laws of religion
  29. Possessed of unparallelled wealth
  30. A vast forest infested with wild beasts
  31. Accused of a serious offence
  32. A garden adorned with flowers
  33. Ashamed of one’s own conduct
  34. A throne stained with blood

Adjective Phrase Examples With Answers #3


Identify the Adjective phrases in each sentence given below

  1. Virat Kohli is a cricketer of worldwide fame.
  2. Have you heard of the ass in a lion’s skin?
  3. Netaji was a man of iron will.
  4. The house by the river tumbled down.
  5. Life without health is a load.
  6. That woman in white is of noble birth.
  7. A man of means.
  8. A lad of ten summers.
  9. A girl of tender years.
  10. A prisoner in chains.
  11. A character without a blemish.
  12. A boy with curly hair.
  13. An infant at the breast.
  14. A beast of burden.
  15. A man without issue.
  16. A rose without a thorn.
  17. Room for doubt.
  18. A candidate for the post of clerk.

Answers:

The above Adjective Phrases are formed by using the Preposition

  1. Virat Kohli is a cricketer of worldwide fame.
  2. Have you heard of the ass in a lion’s skin?
  3. Netaji was a man of iron will.
  4. The house by the river tumbled down.
  5. Life without health is a load.
  6. That woman in white is of noble birth.
  7. A man of means.
  8. A lad of ten summers.
  9. A girl of tender years.
  10. A prisoner in chains.
  11. A character without a blemish.
  12. A boy with curly hair.
  13. An infant at the breast.
  14. A beast of burden.
  15. A man without issue.
  16. A rose without a thorn.
  17. Room for doubt.
  18. A candidate for the post of clerk.

Adjective Phrase Examples With Answers #4


Identify the Adjective phrases in each sentence given below:

  1. I have a mind to visit Simla during summer vacation.
  2. You have no right to meddle in other people’s affairs.
  3. He has a friend to help him.

Answers:

Above Adjective Phrases are formed by using the Infinitive ‘to’

  1. I have a mind to visit Simla during summer vacation.
  2. You have no right to meddle in other people’s affairs.
  3. He has a friend to help him.

Adjective Phrase Examples With Answers #5


Identify the Adjective phrases in each sentence given below:

  1. India is rich in minerals.
  2. Truthfulness is foreign to your nature.
  3. He was fortunate with his sons.
  4. The plant is sensitive to the touch.
  5. All around the house, there are gardens resonant with the chirping of crickets.
  6. I have never come across a man so devoid of common sense.
  7. Men so lavish of gifts as Vidyasagar are rare in this world.
  8. Second to none
  9. Easy of access
  10. Free from care
  11. Full of dangers
  12. Averse to work
  13. Full of joy
  14. Conducive to health
  15. Blind of one eye
  16. Liable to error
  17. Swift of foot
  18. Fraught with danger
  19. Far from happiness
  20. Fond of fun
  21. Guilty of murder
  22. Fertile in inventing stories
  23. A man hard of hearing
  24. Detrimental to health
  25. Obedient to parents
  26. Amenable to reason
  27. Proud of one’s knowledge
  28. Preventive to cholera
  29. Injurious to health
  30. An old man incapable of walking
  31. Fickleness is natural to a child
  32. Afraid of one’s own shadow
  33. Sure of success

Answers:

The above Adjective Phares are formed by using Adjectives and Appropriate Prepositions

  1. India is rich in minerals.
  2. Truthfulness is foreign to your nature.
  3. He was fortunate with his sons.
  4. The plant is sensitive to the touch.
  5. All around the house, there are gardens resonant with the chirping of crickets.
  6. I have never come across a man so devoid of common sense.
  7. Men so lavish of gifts as Vidyasagar are rare in this world.
  8. Second to none
  9. Easy of access
  10. Free from care
  11. Full of dangers
  12. Averse to work
  13. Full of joy
  14. Conducive to health
  15. Blind of one eye
  16. Liable to error
  17. Swift of foot
  18. Fraught with danger
  19. Far from happiness
  20. Fond of fun
  21. Guilty of murder
  22. Fertile in inventing stories
  23. A man hard of hearing
  24. Detrimental to health
  25. Obedient to parents
  26. Amenable to reason
  27. Proud of one’s knowledge
  28. Preventive to cholera
  29. Injurious to health
  30. An old man incapable of walking
  31. Fickleness is natural to a child
  32. Afraid of one’s own shadow
  33. Sure of success

Adjective Phrase Examples With Answers #6


Identify the Adjective phrases in each sentence given below

  1. His eyes are as red as a rose.
  2. The bed is as soft as down.
  3. The bag is light as a feather.
  4. The man is meek as a lamb.

Answers:

The above are examples of Comparison Adjective Phrases

  1. His eyes are as red as a rose.
  2. The bed is as soft as down.
  3. The bag is light as a feather.
  4. The man is meek as a lamb.

Adjective Phrase Examples With Answers #7


Identify the Adjective phrases in each sentence given below:

  1. My father is all in all in our house.
  2. His conduct among people was fair and square.
  3. There is no hard and fast rule in this matter.
  4. He is overhead and ears in debt.
  5. He is quite at home in mathematics.
  6. In today’s India famines are few and far between.
  7. We must be up and doing in the service of our country.
  8. These customs are no longer in vogue.
  9. I am out of sorts today.
  10. I am hard up at present.
  11. Are you hard of hearing?
  12. His efforts were crowned with success.
  13. All his actions are open and above board.

Answers:

Above are examples of Idiomatic Adjective Phrases

  1. My father is all in all in our house.
  2. His conduct among people was fair and square.
  3. There is no hard and fast rule in this matter.
  4. He is overhead and ears in debt.
  5. He is quite at home in mathematics.
  6. In today’s India famines are few and far between.
  7. We must be up and doing in the service of our country.
  8. These customs are no longer in vogue.
  9. I am out of sorts today.
  10. I am hard up at present.
  11. Are you hard of hearing?
  12. His efforts were crowned with success.
  13. All his actions are open and above board.

Adjective Phrase Examples With Answers #8


Identify the Adjective phrases in each sentence given below:

  1. I saw a woman with long hair.
  2. John is a man of kind nature.
  3. Yesterday, I met an old man too weak to walk.
  4. A girl with blue eyes met me yesterday.
  5. Tom is without fear.
  6. The books on the table are old.
  7. I saw the women of the village.
  8. The boy with curly hair is my brother.
  9. Bring us the glass containing water.
  10. We saw three birds building a nest.

Answers:

  1. I saw a woman with long hair.
  2. John is a man of kind nature.
  3. Yesterday, I met an old man too weak to walk.
  4. A girl with blue eyes met me yesterday.
  5. Tom is without fear.
  6. The books on the table are old.
  7. I saw the women of the village.
  8. The boy with curly hair is my brother.
  9. Bring us the glass containing water.
  10. We saw three birds building a nest.

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