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Word Combinations #2

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#38596
Fun:*** (2.98)
Difficulty:*** (2.47)
Category:Language
Submitted By:jazzmusician46Aau*****

 

 

 



In each group below, I have listed four (4) unrelated words. Your job is to try and find a word that can either precede or follow each word in each group.

Example:

1. picture, inner, top, test

Answer: picture TUBE, inner TUBE, TUBE top, test TUBE.

1. sky, point, hat, knee

2. street, fight, pedal, off

3. shoe, french, powder, rims

4. moulding, roast, triple, jewels




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Comments

grilledcheese*
Oct 03, 2007

i like all your teasers. good job
jazzmusician46Aau*
Oct 03, 2007

Thank you
builderus*
Nov 04, 2007

I had a tough time with the first one, the rest seemed to jump to mind right away
lucy_i*gb*
Nov 04, 2007

What is a picture tube?
katjojoAus*
Nov 04, 2007

Yeah, I have never heard of a picture tube.
doeheadAus**
Nov 04, 2007

Good but easy. If you never heard of a picture tube,you are quite young,or never had an older TV.
gaylewolfAus*
Nov 04, 2007

you have a picture tube on a television or maybe on your computer monitor!

Interesting puzzle - thanks
kukuzyavochkawa*
Nov 04, 2007

Nice little puzzle. Was not very hard, but did give my mind a start this morning.
bradon182001*us*
Nov 04, 2007

I also had trouble with the first one, then the rest came quite easily. Once again, Jazz, you have done a great job.
crazylady2Aus*
Nov 04, 2007

I guess my brain stayed asleep even after I woke up! Of course after checking my answers I really felt Keep em coming though, I really need to keep trying harder
jabdrAus*
Nov 04, 2007

Thanks Jazz This a category that I can fill in the blanks, easily...Unike your WWW series and riddles. Like that one perfect golf shot, it will keep me going for a long while.
2ndhandroseca*
Nov 04, 2007

Um.....isn't the picture tube the big
Flat Screen or whatever shape
thing you have that the picture is
on when you watch TV. TV's come in
19" 27" 48' 53" etc. etc. Thats the
picture tube size. NOT AN OLD
THING!

Great Teaser Jazz
You stumped me on two answers. Had a lotta fun trying this one. Keep doingmore!
2ndhandroseca*
Nov 04, 2007

2nd posting sorry. Yes my computer screen is also a flat
picture tube. You are correct.

My Television is only 6 years old.
Has a picture tube. Works fine.

Rose
mondayschild59Aus*
Nov 04, 2007

I got them all right. That was so fun. More please. Thanks for the great teaser.

Monday~
auntiesisAus*
Nov 04, 2007

I had a lot of trouble eith this one, but it was very well done. Thanks Jazz.
wordmama*
Nov 04, 2007

Missed the first two, got the second two.

I enjoy this type of puzzle. Keep up the good work!
UptheHillA*
Nov 04, 2007

Too Hard!!! Nice one though...
lucy_i*gb*
Nov 05, 2007

Ah, thank you for the explainations
Trishgal*us*
Nov 05, 2007

3 out of 4 . Enjoyed the puzzle. THX
breathesunshineAus*
Nov 07, 2007

These are so fun! I only got one right on this one but I really enjoyed trying!
dogg6pound9Aus*
Nov 07, 2007

great teaser jazz... you got me with #3... i tried horn but dismissed it because it didnt seem rite with powder or rims... never heard those two before...had to give up... fun as always though
phyllisa*us*
Nov 12, 2007

I really enjoyed this one, but couldn't get BACK. Keep 'em coming!
Babe*
Nov 04, 2013

I need to read the instructions better, but still got a couple of them.
HABS2933Aca*
Nov 04, 2013

Got then all, but like dogg6pound9, I thought "horn" but did not know what POWDER HORN was. Since it worked with the other 3 words, I assumed it as right but still no idea how it works with powder
Maggiethe8th*us*
Nov 04, 2013

got half of them! good enough for a Monday morning before work-



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