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Compound Adjectives - character traits

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Match the definitions to the compound adjectives. There are more words than needed.


badly-behaved             strong-minded             big-headed                  level-headed   

thick-skinned               well-behaved               open-minded               narrow-minded

cold-hearted                warm-hearted              two-faced                     short-tempered                       


Anna  always gets what she wants. She is

You shouldn’t trust him.  He is .  He smiles at your face but he keeps talking behind you.

The characters in that film were horrible.  They  were

My dad gets angry very easily. He is

Laura  does a lot of work for charity (helping others). She is

Hieu  is very calm. He can overcome most difficulties easily. He is

The new manager  never accepts other people’s  ideas. He is