What is the compound adjective in the sentence below?

She ordered a ham sandwich on a sourdough bread.
a. sourdough
b.sandwich
c.ordered
d.bread

1 Answer
Jun 28, 2018

Answer:

A. sourdough

Explanation:

A. is correct sour dough is a compound word. Sourdough is an adjective because it is describing what type of bread the noun of the prepositional phase.

B. sandwich is wrong. sandwich is a compound word however sandwich is a noun the object of the sentence not an adjective.

C. ordered is wrong .. Ordered is a verb it is not compound and it is not an adjective.

D. bread is wrong. Bread is a noun it is not compound and it is not an adjective.