Mis- misuse, Re- replay
The Prefixes “mis-“ and “re-“. İngilizcede Ön ekler
Prefix " mis "
spell / misspell
mis- + read / misread
pronounce / mispronounce. Yanlış telaffuz yapmak.
take / mistake
understand - misunderstand
George uses some words wrong. He misuses some words
Samantha spells some words wrong. She misspells some words.
Ahmet reads some nameswrong. He misreads some names.
We pronounce some English names wrong. We mispronouncesome English names. Bazı kelimeleri yanlış telaffuz ediyoruz.
re- + use Þ reread
Harun wrote the story again. He rewrote the story. ......Tekrar yazdı.
Anna arranged the questions again. She rearranged the questions
Ben used his notebook again. He reused his notebook.
Actually, we didn’t understand anything so the teacher read the passage again. He reread the passage. pasajı tekrar okudu.
Note: “mis-“ means “wrong“ or by mistake“.
“re-“ means “again“ or “once more“.
The prefixes “ un-, dis-“ and “en-“
un - + popular unpopular
I wasn’t able to repair my watch. I was unable to repair it. Tamir edemezdim.
Golf is not popular in Turkey. It is unpopular. Popüler değil.
Sally is not employed now. She is unemployed.
Some of lows in the world countries are not fair. They are unfair.
dis - + Þ
The accident made my uncle unable to walk. The accident disabled him. Kaza onu sakat bıraktı.
Steve John was here a few minutes ago. Now he is not here. He’s disappeared. Ortadan kayboldu.
Thieves aren’t honest. They are dishonest.
Deniz’s report didn’t please his teachers. It displeased them. Rapor onları mutsuz etti.
en- + large = enlarge
We’re going to make the kitchen larger. We’re going to enlarge the kitchen. Mutfağı büyüteceğiz.
They gave him the authority to make all financial decisions. They empowered him to make all financial decisions.
Because of the money you gave me, I was able to pay my bills. The money you gave me enable to pay my bills.