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Learn English prefixes to improve your vocabulary: DOWN-, UP-, RE-, DE- · engVid

Learn English prefixes to improve your vocabulary: DOWN-, UP-, RE-, DE-

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Which of the following prefixes could you add to the word "caffeinated" to mean that the caffeine was taken out?
Which of the following prefixes generally means to do something again?
Which of the following prefixes generally means to increase or make higher?
Which of the following prefixes generally means to make something lower?
Which of the following prefixes generally means to reverse something?
Benjamin is happy and energetic! He is __________.
We made a sandcastle at the beach, but a wave knocked it down. Now we’ll need to __________ it.
The economy has been getting worse and worse. You can see a noticeable ____________ in consumer spending.
You’d better wear a rain jacket. We are expecting a ____________ tonight.
The trains aren’t run by the government anymore. The railway was _______________.

Thank you for the useful vocabulary lesson. It may look easy when we read those words in sentences but it isn’t easy when we want to use them quickly in speaking.

Thursday, August 20th 2020

Hi Ben. Thank you for this wonderful lesson. I scored a 9/10 in this test. Thank you so much and stay safe 🙂

Thursday, August 20th 2020

It was an extroardinary introduction with this lesson and this perfect teacher. Thak You.

Friday, August 21st 2020

Hi, Ban!!! Thanks a lot for such a useful lesson. Now I am filling upbeat about the learning English (or studying???) OK, both of them! I think…Definitely…

Friday, August 21st 2020

Thanks Benjamin!It´s funny, as we have the word recentralise in Spanish, but it seems that you don´t. What if a government takes control of something that previously belonged to it?

Saturday, August 22nd 2020

Some countries dont have some words other countries do

Saturday, August 22nd 2020

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