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Using Compound Words for Spelling Help Practice Exercises

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Updated on Sep 28, 2011

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Using Compound Words for Spelling Help Practice Exercises

Practice

Select the correct word or words to complete each sentence.

1. Maddie led the sightseers / sight seers on a mountain hike.
2. I like to keep my household / house hold tidy and organized.
3. When I saw Tom's new lap top / laptop I thought, "Wow! What a supercomputer / super computer!"
4. The police targeted a radius of four blocks for a crime crackdown / crack down.
5. No one likes to ride with Olivia because she drives like she has a lead foot / leadfoot.
6. The southern exposure and large windows make this a very hothouse / hot house.
7. Do you know the secret catchphrase / catch phrase?.
8. The plane will not leave until we are all onboard / on board.
9. I'd like to find a way to avoid being bed ridden / bedridden because of my terrible back ache / backache.
10. If Julia's roommate / room mate decides to move out, I plan to move in.

Answers

1. Maddie led the sightseers on a mountain hike.
2. I like to keep my household tidy and organized.
3. When I saw Tom's new laptop I thought, "Wow! What a super computer!"
4. The police targeted a radius of four blocks for a crime crackdown.
5. No one likes to ride with Olivia because she drives like she has a lead foot.
6. The southern exposure and large windows make this a very hot house.
7. Do you know the secret catchphrase?
8. The plane will not leave until we are all on board.
9. I'd like to find a way to avoid being bedridden because of my terrible backache.
10. If Julia's roommate decides to move out, I plan to move in.
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