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Suffixes 02
Suffixes often change the function of a word. Adding "ers" changes "garden" to "gardeners".

Suffixes 02

Suffixes usually change the function of a word within a sentence, e.g. 'appear' is a verb but 'appearance' is a noun. You will come across plenty of suffixes in your English lessons.

Choose the correct suffix for each of the following words.
  1. Grate.......
    1 - 'Grateful' adjective; add second suffix: 'gratefully' adverb
  2. Doubt.......
    3 -
  3. King.......
    2 - 'Kingdom' remains a noun like its base word 'king'
  4. Kind.......
    3 - 'Kindness' is a noun. 'Kind' can be noun or adjective
  5. Wonder.......
    3 - 'Wonderful' is an adjective; 'wonder' is a noun
  6. Blame.......
    3 -
  7. Garden.......
    2 - 'Gardener' remains a noun like its base word 'garden'
  8. Reflect.......
    4 - 'Reflector' is a noun but 'reflect' is a verb
  9. Occur.......
    2 - 'Occurrence' is a noun but 'occur' is a verb
  10. Depend.......
    1 - 'Dependence' is a noun but 'depend' is a verb

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