Prefixes 02
Using 'un' as a prefix to 'happy' makes an 'unhappy baby'!

Prefixes 02

Prefixes are groups of letters added to the start of a word, e.g. 'prefix'. Prefixes usually qualify or change the meaning of the word, e.g. 'television'. You will come across a whole host of prefixes in everyday life.

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  1. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......happy
    'Un', 'dis' and 'mis' are often negative prefixes
  2. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......appoint
    'Disappoint' = to not fulfil expectations
  3. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......allow
    'Disallow' = refuse to allow
  4. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......usual
    'Un' gives the opposite meaning of 'usual'
  5. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......fair
    'Unfair': 'un' gives the opposite meaning of 'fair'
  6. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......arrange
    'Prearrange' = to arrange in advance
  7. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......continue
    'Discontinue' = stop
  8. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......take
    'Mistake' can be used as a noun or verb
  9. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......represent
    'Misrepresent' = give a false account of
  10. Select the correct prefix for the following word.
    .......real
    'Unreal': 'un' makes the opposite meaning of 'real'

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