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  1. silueta

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    como se les conoce gramaticalmete a los adjetivos que se forman con dos palabras por ejemplo easygoing o well-dressed

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    Re: grammar

    Other compounds:

    noun-adjective: sky-high, cost-effective, bone-idle
    adjective-adjective: bright-red, little-used, ice-cold

    noun-participle combinations are most likely to need hyphens: calorie-controlled, heat-seeking, water-soaked.

    adjective-participle: easy-going, quick-tempered, good-hearted

    verb-adverb: a put-up job / a run-in with the boss

    adverbs: hyphens are usually not needed if the compound word starts with an adverb: underpin, overstressed, outpace.

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