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PREFIXES

A. COMMON PREFIXES.
ANTI (AGAINST)
INTER (BETWEEN
MINI (SMALL)
MIS (WRONGLY)
MULTI (MANY)
OVER (TOO MUCH)
POST (AFTER)
PRE (BEFORE)
RE (AGAIN)
SEMI (HALF)
SUPER (BIG

(TOO LITTLE)
(NO)
BI (DOS)
CO (TOGETHER)
UNDER
NON

anti-roads
protestors
international match
minicomputer
mishear
multi-coloured
overeating
post-war World
pre-match
reunion
semicircle
superstore
underweight
non-smoker
bilingual
cooperate

B. NEGATIVE PREFIXES
anti-government
troops
interstate highways
mini-bar
miscalculate
multimillionaire
overcrowded
postgraduate
prehistoric
reread
semi-skilled work
super-tanker
underpaid
non-stop
bilateral
co-pilot

IN-

Inconsiderate. Incomplete
Immature. Imperfect. Immoral.
1.DERIVETHENOUNS
SENTENCES
FROM
WITHVERBS
WITH M OR P
Impolite2. COMPLETE
NOUNS
USING
DERIVED
THE
FROM
SUFFIXES
EXERCISE
IN THE
1 BOX.
IR- IF THE WORD BEGINS
Irregular.
Irrational.
Irresponsible
NOUN SUFFIXES
1. The
1. MANAGE
aeroplane
__________________
is one of the
WITH R
Suffix
Meaning
Example
best______________
2. PUNISH__________________
of modern
IL- IF THE WORD BEGINS
Illegal. Irrational
ACY
state
or
quality
privacy
times.
3.
PRONOUNCE
_______________
WITH L
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act or process of Undo. Unfair.
refusal
2. His_______________
4.Uncomfortable
INVENT__________________
at 6 0clock
UN-ANCE,
state or quality ofDislike. maintenance,
in the5.morning
EDUCATEcaught
_________________
them unaware.
DISDisability
eminence 3. He6.had
GOVERN
a very
_________________
academic
DEDecrease
_____________________at
7. ARRIVE
__________________
school.
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place or state of
freedom,
kingdom
MISMisunderstand. Misadventure
4. When
8. EXCITE
I was__________________
a school child, the only
MALMalformed
form9.
ofANGRY
_______________was
__________________
a
-ER, -OR
one who
trainer,
protector
detention.
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doctrine,
belief OF THE communism
THE OPPOSITE
WORDS BELLOW USING NEGATIVE
5. They are going to take over the
-IST PREFIXESone
chemist
. who
3. NOUNS FROM ADJECTIVES.
_________________of
the factory
-ITY, -1.TY
quality
of
veracity
EFFICIENCY
_________________
6. ACCEPTABLE
________________
a. HAPPY__________________
next month.
-MENT 2. FAIR______________________7.
condition of
argument
RELEVANT
B. REGULAR_________________
________________
6. The
Prime
Minister will announce
-NESS 3. LEGALLY
state
of being
heaviness
___________________
8. REAL
_____________________
C. PATIENT
________________
the9.new__________________
-SHIP 4. ABILITY
position
___________________
held
fellowship
VISIBLE
___________________
D. EFFICIENT
_______________
tomorrow.
____________________
10. APPROVE
__________________
-SION,5. LUCKY state
of being
concession,
transition
E. OPERATED
_____________
7. His ___________ of English is so
2. FIND THE OPPOSITES OF THE WORDS BELLOW
. ________________
F. ELEGANT
poor that it is very difficult to
ADVANTAGE
G. CORRECT
SUPERIORFORM
______________
3. N1.OW
COMPLETE___________________________
THE SENTENCES WITH THE
OF THE WORDS
understand him.
OFFENSIVE
___________________________
VERB SUFFIXES
H. LONELY _________________
FROM2.EXERCISE
8. The children were full of
3. police
APPEAR
______________________________
-ATE
become
eradicate
I. MAD___________________
1. The
arrested
the street musicians
because
they were
_____________________because
4. ILLUSION
____________________________
J. PRIVATE________________
-EN
become
enlighten
performing__________.
their summer holidays were going to
_______________________________
K. INNOCENT _______________
2.,Speaking
languages
useful___________________.
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FYCLOSEother
make
or
become is a very terrify
start the following day.
________________________________
.
3. ,On
aARM
clear
day the French coast is civilize
clearly L______________from
the
-IZE
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ISE
become
5.ADJECTIVES
FROM NOUNS AND VERBS
TRUST
______________________________
PRESENT_________________
cliffs7.Aof
Dover.
DJECTIVE
SUFFIXES
1. BEAUTY
____________________
8. COURAGE
_____________________________
m. RELEVANT
____________
4. I have
a ______________________problem
with people
who arrive late.
-ABLE,capable of being
edible,
presentable
2. DANGER
____________________
9.
RESPONSIBLE
_________________________
N
.
POPULATED
5. He was very__________________ not to be accepted______________
by the university.
IBLE
3. CARE
______________________
10.not
APPOINT
____________________________
O. PRIVATE.________________
6. Im
interested,
furthermore, its totally______________
to me.
-AL
pertaining to
regional
4.
I
MAGINATION
_______________
11.wasnt
BELIEVE
_____________________________
7. She
given
a pay rise for her ___________________
at
work.
4. NOUNS FROM ADJECTIVES
.
-ESQUE12. INTERESTED
reminiscent
of
picturesque
5. COMFORT___________________
__________________________
8. We________________________
of smoking
in any
public place.
SOME
IRREGULAR
ONES:
-FUL 13. CONTENT
notable
for
fanciful
6. CENTRE____________________
____________________________
9. Smoking is generally
less_____________ in Athe
USA
than it is in Europe.
. HIGH
________________
-IC, -ICAL
pertaining
to
musical,
mythic
7. PRACTICE
___________________
14. disagreed
PROPER
______________________________
10. She
with the exam result becauseB.she
thought
the making had
YOUNG
_______________
-IOUS,
characterized by
nutritious,
portentous
11. FOOL______________________
been___________.
C. LONG ________________
-OUS
12. ACCIDENT___________________
D. DANGEROUS_________
4. FILL IN THE
SENTENCES
WITH
CORRECT
PREFIX_________________
:
13.
FUNDAMENT
-ISH
having
the quality
of THE fiendish
E. STRONG______________
1. Clark failed
his maths
exam, of
so he was

appointed.
14. really
ATTRACT
____________________
-IVE
having
the
nature
creative
5. COMPLETE THE SENTENCES
BY ________________
ADDING THE CORRECT
F. TRUE
2.
Peter
is
the
most
friendly
person
Ive
ever
met.
15.
M
ANAGE
____________________
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without
endless
PREFIX FROM THE TABLE
.
G. POOR________________
weve estimated
theUcandidates
qualities.
16.
NDERSTAND_________________
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by
sleazy
H. DEAD
________________
6.
DERIVE THE CORRECT WORD IN THE FOLLOWING
SENTENCES
. since his
4. Mark speaks
British
and
Spanish
fluently;
he
is

lingual
17.
B
OY
_______________________
ADVERB. SUFFIXES
UN- DISIN-discharge
IM-of toxic
OVERwaste has
1. An ________________
mother
is from London and his(accident)
father 18.
is from
Madrid.
POWER_____________________
- LY led to17.His
Happy
/ofhappily
pollution
waterout
in(coward)
the
river.
_____________
act
of holdingoperation.
a child hostage is
5. The research
cant
bethe
carried
without
everybodys
19.NATION
___________________
1. contemptible.
I keep thinking
of
our holidays
in
Jamaica.
They were
2.
He
has
been
_________
(action)
in
local
politics
for
some
years.
really
6. Carl is an expert in national law.
reallyless
________FORGETTABLE.
3.
It
was
an
_____________________
(adventure)
expedition
up
18.Nowadays
people
are
___________
(cruelty)
to
animals
7. The athlete was qualified for fair play.
2.snakes
Hewe
relieves
he isnt
going to die.
He thinks
he is beings.
the
Amazon
which
can
never
forget.
19.Not
all
are
______________
(danger)
to
human
8. The inhabitants are building the houses knocked down by the typhoon.
___MORTAL.
4. Patrick
She was
very
_______
when
shebreath
heard
happened.
20.
John
took
a (anger)
______
(depth)
and
blew
into
the balloon.
8.
failed
his
geography
exam
in June,
so he what
will sit
in September.
3. I was
surprised
by my(beauty)
mothers
call. It
was
very
5.
He
gave
her
a
__________________
flowers
21.Once
again
he's
proving
himself
to be abunch
player
of
great
9. The conditions they offered
me were
acceptable
so Iofdidnt
new my
__EXPECTED.
for her birthday.
__________
(able).
contract.
Please
another
chair.
look
___COMFORTABLE.
6. Despite
his was
age,4.
he
still
hisduring
__________
(boy)
looks.
22.
John
will
be retains
infind
charge
the You
boss's
_________
(absent).
10.
Everybody
wearing
formal
clothes
except
forgood
Sarah
5. People
dont
really
like her.
Shes
very
_____POPULAR.
7.
He
gave
us
a
_______
(briefly)
first-hand
account
of
the
event.
23.
We
met
quite
by
_____________
(accidental)
at
the
airport.
11. Paul is confident, which makes him act rather responsibly.
6.
His
parents
punished
her due
to her for
8. IDo
have
enough
to
keep
mehave
______________
(business)
Shework
recognized
him
as an
old ________________
(acquaint).
12.
you24.
usually
have
lunch
with
your
-workers?
_____OBEDIENCE.
whole
week.
25. The
quick ____________
(act) understood
to deal with the
13. I the
explained
Tompolice
what took
was happening,
but he definitely
7. He
was very tired, so he
___DRESSED
and went to
9.
Sarah
is
extremely
_______________
(care)
of
her
reputation.
robbery.
my point of view.
bed.very
10.I
have
always
been
____________
(caution)
about
spending
26.
I
never
ever
shouted
at
you
in
___________
(angry),
I?
14. Sam went to bed so late yesterday that he slept and didnthave
get to
8. the
The constant
armys behaviour
during
the war wasdog
very
cruel. It
money.
27.
I
find
barking
of
the
neighbours
an
work in time this morning.
wasa truly
___HUMAN.
11. He
lucky
to
own
house
that is very
(centre).
_____________________
(annoy).
15.
Theistwo
ministers
are
participating
in a_____________
lateral conference.
9.always
John and
I dont
get
ontowell.
We always
____AGREE
12.It's
so
______________
(child)
of
her
behave
in
that
way. before.
28.
He
is
worried
about
his
________________
(appear).
16. You shouldnt drink this water unless its been infected
about
everything.
13.She
decides
not
to
be
________________
(choose)
but
to
accept
29.
He
was
rushed
to
the
hospital
but
was
dead
on
__________
17. This is the most comfortable sofa Ive ever sat on.
10. I didnt
like his
Lasagna. It was ______COOKED.
thevillage
first job
that comes
along.
(arrive).
18. The
is tooffer
celebrate
the centenary
of its foundation.
11.
Shes
not
a
tidy
person. The
___ORDER
in
her room is
14.Her
mother
bought
an
imported
(circle)
table
30.
We
mustPams
pay
______________
(attend)
in class.
19.
I cant
understand
letter; ______________
her handwriting
is definitely
legible.
terrible.
for
dinning.
31.She
is
a
woman
of
great
____________
(beautiful).
20. Students prefer -educational schools, but the Minister of
12. Iour
need
a psychiatrist.
Istage
think
going ______SANE
15.It was 32.
athink
_________
decision
aIm
walk-out
We
pay
telephone
bill
atto
the
_____________
Education
boys
and(collect)
girls
should
go to
different
schools. in (begin) of
th the month.
protest.
21. In the 19 century most people couldnt read or write; they were
16.He feels
______________
(comfort)
and relaxed
in
33.extremely
The naughty
boys were punished
for their
bad ___________
the Firsts(behave).
Class cabin.

SUFFIXES.

IM- IF THE WORD BEGINS