PS014 - Negative Prefixes

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!


Change the meaning of the words below by adding a prefix (DIS- , IN- , IR- , MIS- or RE-) to the words in the box, then fill in the gaps in the sentences below.

advantage - agree - correct - dependent - formal - honest - like - print - responsible - write

  1. It was very of her to cheat in the examination.
  2. I all kinds of dogs, especially those big ones with sharp teeth.
  3. The country has been from France for over 200 years.
  4. You don't need to wear fashionable clothes. The party is going to be very .
  5. Shops should be open 24/7 . - No , I ! - You have to give workers some time off.
  6. The capital of the USA is not New York. The answer is . The capital is Washington.
  7. It was to go away for the weekend without telling your parents. Don't do that again.
  8. Not being able to drive is a great in today's world.
  9. I'm not very satisfied with my essay . I think I'll it.
  10. There was a in today's newspapers . Instead of "advice" it should have been "advise".