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Prefixes - Mis, Un, Re, and Pre

The prefix mis means wrong.
The prefix un means not.
The prefix pre means before.
The prefix re means again.

Examples:

Mismatch means to match wrongly.
Unsolved means not solved.
Preview means to see in advance.
Redo means to do again.

prefixwordNew word New meaning
mis + understand = misunderstand Not Understand
mis + judge = misjudge judge wrongly
mis + remember = misremember not remember
mis + quote = misquote quote wrongly
mis + match = mismatch match wrongly
mis + direct = misdirect direct wrongly

Other examples: miscalculate, misprint, mistrust, misdeed, misfire, misbehave, mislabel

prefixwordNew word New meaning
un + avoidable = unavoidable not avoidable
un + necessary = unnecessary not necessary
un + decided = undecided not decided
un + solved = unsolved not solved
un + opposed = unopposed not opposed
un + framed = unframed not framed

Other examples: undisturbed, unorganized, unpatriotic, unshaken, unmotivated, unmerited

prefixwordNew word New meaning
pre + arrange = prearrange arrange before
pre + wash = prewash wash before
pre + cook = precook cook before
pre + select = preselect select before
pre + determine = predetermine determine before

Other examples: prefix, prewar, preflight, preconceive, preheat


prefixwordNew word New meaning
re + apply = reapply apply again
re + pay = repay pay again
re + count = recount count again
re + arrange = rearrange arrange again
re + cook = recook cook again
re + select = reselect select again

Other examples: re-fix, recolor, reinspect, rediscover, reheat
Directions: Fill in the blanks to make meaningful sentences. Also, write five example words and sentences using each of the prefixes 'mis', 'un', 're', and 'pre'.
Q 1: She ________ me because she showed me the wrong way to solve an addition problem.
misjudged
misled
mismatched

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