Antonyms List Using Common Prefixes in English

“Dis” Prefix

1. Disable

2. Disabuse

3. Disaccommodate

4. Disaccommodation

5. Disaccordant

6. Disbalance

7. Disband

8. Disbar

9. Disbark

10. Disbase

11. Disbecome

12. Disbelief

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“Im” Prefix

1. Impatient

2. Immoral

3. Imbalance

4. Immature

5.Impartial

6. Impenetrable

7. Imperfect

8. Impolite

9. Immortal

10. Impossible

11. Impotent

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“Mis” Prefix

1. Mischan

2. Mischannel

3. Mischaracterisation

4. Mischaracterise

5. Mischaracterize

6. Mischarge

7. Mischoice

8. Mischoose

9. Miscontinuance

10. Miscontrol

11. Misconversion

12. Misconvert

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“In” Prefix

1. Insecure

2. Inaccurate

3. Inadmissible

4. Inadvertently

5. Indifferent

6. Incapable

7. Incomparable

8. Incomplete

9. Inconvenience

10. Incorrect

11. Independence

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“Un” Prefix

1. Unfamiliar

2. Unfair

3. Unexpected

4. Unfit

5. Untie

6. Unveil

7. Unwrap

8. Undo

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Commonly Confused Words: 20+ Word Pairs that Confuse Absolutely Everyone

Learn list of 20+ English Word Pairs that Confuse Absolutely Everyone. Commonly Confused Words in English.

1.TO vs. FOR

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2. TOO vs. ENOUGH

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3. GO vs. COME

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4. HOW MUCH vs. HOW MANY

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  •  MUCH is used with uncountable nouns (a large amount of something), such as tea, sugar, water, air, rice, knowledge, beauty, anger, fear, love, money, etc. When using much, the noun will always be singular; it cannot be plural.
  • MANY is used with countable nouns(a large number of things) such as book, idea,dog,car,etc. When using many, the noun will always be plural.

5. BETWEEN vs. AMONG

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6. HOUSE vs. HOME

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7. NEITHER vs. EITHER

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  • Neither can also be followed by (one) of + group of two:  “Neither of them is ready”.
  • Neither… nor is equivalent to not… either… or: “Neither  John nor Sophia will be there”.
  • Neither is used like not… either: “I don’t speak English. Neither do I – (informal): Me neither”.

 

  • Either can also be followed by (one) of + group of two: “Either of us could do it”.
  • Either… or is used to offer a choice between two possibilities: “Either John or Sophia will be there”.
  • Not… either… or denies both possibilities: “I don’t think either John or Sophia will be there”.
  • Not… either is used after a negative statement: “I don’t speak English. You don’t either”.

8. EVERY DAY vs. EVERYDAY

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9.  CAN vs. COULD

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10. BEEN TO vs. GONE TO

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11. DURING vs. WHILE

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12. ON TIME vs. IN TIME

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13. MISS vs. LOSE

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14. BY vs. UNTIL

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15. I WISH vs. IF ONLY

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16. HAVE vs. HAVE GOT

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17. RAISE vs. RISE

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18. ONLY vs. JUST

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19. HAVE vs. HAVE GOT

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20. LIKE vs. AS

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21. JOB vs. WORK

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Commonly Used Preposition Collocations in English

Learn common Preposition Collocations in English.

1.”Verb + Preposition” Combinations

1.1. Verb + TO

  • Listen to

Example: Little girls like to listen to lullabies at bed time.

  • Speak to

Example: You should speak to the boys about their behaviors

  • Apologize to

Example: Go and apologize your sister for what you said!

  • Belong to

Example: This book belongs to me.

  • Happen to

Example: What happen to you at the party?

  • Turn to

Example: A student who needs money turns to his parents.

  • Talk to

Example: Are you talking to me?

  • Used to

Example: She used to be lonely until she found Mr.Right.

1.2. Verb + FOR

  • Wait for

Example: hey, slow down & wait for her!

  • Look for

Example: Are you looking for this book?

  • Ask for

Example: If you don’t ask for it, you won’t get it.

  • Apply for

Example: I am going to apply for a new job today.

  • Blame for

Example: Why do you always blame me for everything?

  • Care for

Example: the mother is caring for her sick child.

  • Long for

Example: He longs for the days when he used to have a job.

  • Head for

Example: When shopping, he heads straight for the beer shelf.

1.3. Verb + AT

  • Smile at

Example: When she smiles at me, I become dizzy.

  • Stare at

Example:  Don’t stare at me like that!

  • Aim at

Example: Aim at the target if you want to hit it.

  • Look at

Example: Look at me! I’m talking to you!

  • Point at

It is rude to point at people

  • Laugh at

Why do you laugh at me?

1.4. Verb + FROM

  • Recover from

He luckily recovers from a terrible accidence.

  • Borrow from

If you want to run your own business, you could borrow money from the bank.

  • Escape from

Luckily, I escape from a thief.

  • Graduate from

I’ve just graduated from university this year.

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2. “Adjective + Preposition” Combinations

  • Accused of  

He’s been accused of robbery/murder.

  • Accustomed to

It’ll take time for me to accustom myself to the changes.

  • Addicted to

A lot of people nowadays have become addicted to the internet.

  • Afraid of

Are you afraid of the dark?

  • Allergic to

My dad’s allergic to pop music.

  • Amazed at/by

She was amazed at how calm she felt after the accident.

  • Angry about

I’m really angry about our losses on the stock market!

  • Angry with someone for something

I’m really angry with John for his total lack of responsibility.

  • Annoyed about/with/at 

He’s annoyed with Tim because he told his secret.

  • Anxious about/to

The drought has made farmers anxious about the harvest..

  • Appreciated for

We appreciate the need for immediate action.

  • Ashamed of  

I’m not ashamed of what I did.

  • Associated with/at/by

I don’t want my children associating with drug addicts and alcoholics.

  • Attached to

I don’t attach any importance/significance to these rumors.

  • Aware of

Were you aware of the risks at the time?

  • Awful at

I’m awful at names.

  • Bad at/for

Jack is really bad at keeping his promises.

  • Based on

The film is based on a short story by Thomas Mann.

  • Beneficial to

A stay in the country will be beneficial to his health.

  • Blessed with

You are blessed with many talents.

  • Bored with

You get bored / fed up with doing the same thing every day.

  • Brilliant at

He’s brilliant at football.

  • Busy with

The kids are busy with their homework.

  • Capable of         

You are capable of better work than this.

  • Careful with/to/about/of

Be careful with the glasses.

Be careful to look both ways when you cross the road.

He’s in a really foul temper so be careful (about/of) what you say to him.

  • Careless with

Don’t be careless with your ATM card.

  • Certain about/of

He was quite certain about/of his attacker’s identity.

  • Clever at/about/of/for/with

Fiona is very clever at physics.

My mother is very clever with her hands.

How clever of you to buy chocolate chip cookies – they’re my favorites.

  • Cluttered with

The floor was cluttered with my situation

  • Comfortable with/in

I’m not comfortable with the idea of leaving her on her own.

I don’t feel comfortable in high heels.

Her job is something concerned with computers.

  • Connected with/to

He was connected in some way with that fraud scandal a couple of years back.

First connect the printer to the computer.

  • Conscious of

She’s very conscious of the problems involved.

  • Content with

Not content with stealing my boyfriend, she has turned all my friends against me.

  • Coordinated with

Our program is coordinated with yours

  • Concerned about/for/with/to

I’m a bit concerned about/for your health.

He was concerned to hear that two of his trusted workers were leaving…

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13 Essential Tips You Need to Know for the TOEFL Test

Many individuals think of leaving their own country in pursuit of a way to enhance their financial condition while others depart in search of significantly better education. Whatever the reason, it is obvious that migration will be the solution individuals come up with in terms of enhancing their lifestyles. This can easily be a good reason why the non-native speakers do take the Test of English as a Foreign Language, or simply the TOEFL. In the subsequent paragraphs, we will mention 13 essential TOEFL tips.

1 – Find out the score specifications

Before beginning to study, determine what the specifications are for the educational institutions you’re interested in going to. Keep in mind that the scores for the paper-based examination are not the same as that of the iBT. Several institutions will evaluate your scores from various sections. A lot of universities are expecting you to attain better writing abilities than speaking skills.

2- Understand the TOEFL format

Many countries currently provide the Internet-based TOEFL or iBT. Several others offer just the paper-based test or PBT. Ensure that you find out which particular test you’ll be taking before you begin studying for the exam. You cannot take the paper based test if the country where you reside offers the iBT. One particular reason why folks experience examination tension is because they do not understand what to expect prior to a test. Avoid tension on the examination day by mastering the format of the exam in detail.

3 – Master the English language

The TOEFL will determine your capability to succeed in an university or college in America. It’s not necessary to learn about the corporate world as you actually do in the TOEIC examination. On the other hand, you need to focus on learning a language which you would listen to and see on the campus as well as in the classroom. You must also watch modern television serials and films. In case you have a buddy who visits an English university or college, go to class along with him as frequently as possible.

4 – Make use of practice tests

The simplest way to get ready for the TOEFL would be to practice doing the tests. In case you are taking a TOEFL course, your instructor will offer you lots of material. If you’re studying by yourself, you need to buy several important resources. Look for a textbook which has exercises, practice tests, CDs, as well as informative solutions.

5 – Look for an instructor

A dependable native English instructor who knows a great deal regarding the TOEFL is among the most effective resources students can have. You may have lots of queries that your textbook cannot solve for you. It is crucial that you have somebody who will reply all your questions and also motivate you while you feel down.

6 – Develop your endurance

The TOEFL examination requires a long time to write. In case you are appearing for the paper-based test it requires around 2 hours. The iBT is significantly longer. You should be prepared to be at your computer for at least 4 hours. Quite a few students have got an attention period of approximately 2 hours. It is the maximum length of the majority of the classes. After this timeframe, performance begins to deteriorate. In case you keep the study periods to 1 or 2 hours, your brain won’t be ready to work for four. Begin with brief study periods, and gradually build up to longer ones.

7 – Enhance your typing abilities

You will need to fill out all the answers on your computer and type the essay. In case you depend on a couple of fingers to type, think about improving your typing abilities prior to appearing for the TOEFL. Ensure that you are able to type on a QWERTY computer keyboard. If you are not, look for typing practice exercises on the web.

8 – Turn up well prepared

In case you reach the test center with all the things you require, you are going to feel relaxed and prepared. If you’re writing the paper-based test, you ought to have several pencils, a few erasers and also a pencil sharpener. Additionally, it is essential that your ID looks legitimate. In case you have had issues with your identification before, ensure that you bring a backup photograph.

9 – Reply to every single question

Never ever leave any question blank. Get rid of all the answers which you realize are incorrect and after that make an informed guess. You do have a 25% possibility of getting the right answer. Once you complete a question, attempt to erase it from your mind.

10 – Tips for the TOEFL Listening segment

While you are training for the listening segment, avoid playing the tape or even CD over and over again. On the actual test, you can only listen to everything once. You need to train your ears to pay attention thoroughly the first time. At the time of the real examination, avoid looking back at a listening query once you have chosen an answer. You simply cannot alter it. The clock won’t start operating till you begin the answers. Learn how to listen to the key ideas, presentation as well as important details.

11 – Tips for the Reading segment

The iBT doesn’t check grammar separately as the earlier TOEFL assessments did. You will nevertheless require proving that you do have a solid understanding of English grammar in the speaking as well as writing segments. You will find useful references for this purpose. Remember that you don’t have to know every single word inside a reading passage to reply to the questions. In regards to the questions, focus on the areas which the queries refer to. Go through the passage, look at questions, and then read for further detail. You are going to be asked no less than 2 vocabulary queries from every single reading. Additionally, you will be questioned some comprehensive queries as well as some inference ones. You won’t have the time to reread an entire passage.

12 – Tips for the Writing segment

It is important to keep the writing clear and simple. You won’t have access to any spell check functionality. Avoid using vocabulary as well as punctuation which you’re unsure of. Invest some time organizing the essay before you decide to write it. While you practice, look for a format which you’re comfortable with. Make use of this particular format every single time. Ensure that you use plenty of examples to back up your essay.

13 – Tips for the TOEFL Speaking segment

It is alright to hesitate for a few moments once you need to respond. Nevertheless, it is advisable to spend as much of the time as you can with your answer. In case you have several extra seconds it is possible to sum things up in a brief ending. You are going to lose your marks for bad pronunciation, therefore don’t use big words which you cannot say correctly. Additionally, you will lose marks for inappropriate usage of idioms and vocabulary.