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Intermediate English
Lesson 8 - Clothes
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English Prefixes

A prefix is a beginning part of a word. The following is a list of 10 common English prefixes.

Prefix Meaning Example
a- on abroad
anti- against antibody
bi- two bicentennial
co- together    cooperation
dis- not disconnect
in-, im-, il-, ir-    not inappropriate   
pre- before preexist
re- again repaint
un not unhappy
under- below underarm

Practice
Use one of the prefixes from the table above with a word from the box below to form a new word.

advantage     
bicycle
consider
exist
freeze

friendly
pay
possible     
sea
shore

1. Something that protects against freezing is .
  

2. The opposite of an advantage is a .
  

3. Something that is not possible is .
  

4. To exist together is to .
  

5. When you get off a boat you go to the shore you go .
  

6. A has two wheels.
  

7. A submarine goes .
  

8. If you pay before you receive a service, you .
  

9. When you consider an idea again, you it.
  

10. A person who is not friendly is .
  

 

More Practice
Look up at least one example of a word with each of the prefixes in an English dictionary. Write a sentence with each of the words.

 

 

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