Prefixes

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عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس
عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس
عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس
عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس
عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس عنوان عکس

Prefixes (at the beginning of words) can help you to understand what a new word means. Here are some common prefixes.

prefix

meaning

example

Ex( + noun)

Was but not now

Ex-wife, ex-president

Half(+ noun or adjective)

5% of something

Half-price , half-hour

In , im(+adjective)

not

Informal, impossible

Non(+adjective or noun)

not

Non-smoking

pre

before

Pre-school

Re( +verb)

again

Redo, rewrite

Un(+adjective)

not

Unhappy, unsafe

 

 

An ex-wife is a wife who is now divorced.

 

President Gorbachev is an ex-President of Russia.

 

A half-hour journey is a journey of 30 minutes.

 

Something that cost 10$ yesterday and cost 5$ today is half-price.

 

Informal clothes are clothes like jeans and trainers. Formal clothes are things like a suite.

 

If something is impossible, you can’t do it. It is impossible to read with your eyes closed.

 

A non-smoking room is a room where people may not smoke.

 

Pre-school children are children who are still too young to go to school.

 

To redo something is to do it a second time and to rewrite something is to write it a second time.

 

Unhappy means sad, the opposite of happy.

 

Unsafe means dangerous, the opposite of safe.

 


  • مطالب مرتبط
  • General Roots and Prefixes (continued)
  • Common Prefixes in English
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