These prefixes are often confused. Say the word aloud and listen carefully to the sound.
|prepare||She is working hard to prepare for her test.|
|preview||Click 'preview' to see your document.|
|predict||We were able to predict what would happen. *|
|preserve||Making jam is a method used to preserve fruit. *|
|prehistoric||In prehistoric times dinosaurs roamed the earth.|
|premature||A premature baby is one born much earlier than normal.|
|presume||Do not presume that I will agree with all you decide.|
|pretend||Please don't pretend that you didn't know the truth.|
|prevent||Brush your teeth every day to prevent decay.|
|predominant||The predominant colour in her house is pink.|
|permit||My bus pass will permit me to have cheap travel.|
|perceive||To perceive something is to notice it.|
|perfect||Is lying on a beach your idea of a perfect holiday?|
|performance||The team’s performance was dismal.|
|permanent||Temporary is the opposite of permanent.|
|permission||We will apply for permission to extend our house.|
|persecute||You should not persecute him because of his beliefs.|
|persuade||Can I persuade you to have another slice of this cake?|
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Learn about these words in Unit 23. Prefixes: when letters need changing.