Part 5: Word Formation
3) Forming opposite meanings
exercise focuses on the common prefixes and suffixes used to form
Choose the correct prefix or suffix to form the opposite of the
word in CAPITALS.
1 When he became a teenager he wanted to be more (DEPENDENT) from
2 It was really (HONEST) of you to take that money without asking.
3 If you hadn't been so (CARE) with that book you'd still have it
4 My broken leg means I'll be (ABLE) to go on holiday with you.
5 In many countries it is (LEGAL) to smoke cigarettes under the
age of 16.
6 He waited (PATIENTLY) for the train to arrive at the station.
7 The teacher told me it was (RESPONSIBLE) of me to set off the