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July 21, 2016

English Vocabulary in 365 Days - Lesson 29

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Hello everyone, in our Lesson 28, we learnt about the prefixes Extra and ExtroExtra, Extro represents the meanings outside; beyond. Today we shall see the prefix fore. Happy Reading :)

Day 29 : Fore

  • fore - before; in the front of
    Let's try to understand this with some examples
    • forehead (noun) = the part of the face above the eyes and below the hair
      • fore - Prefix = before 
      • head - Root = head 
    • foretell (verb) = to know or say before what will happen in the future
      • fore - Prefix = before
      • tell - Root = say; tell
    Let's have a look at some more words with fore prefixes, for better understanding.
    • forecast = a statement about what will happen in the future 
    • forebrain = the front part of the brain 
    • forefather = a person in your family who lived a long time ago 
    • foreword = a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
    • forefather = person from an earlier time who contributed to a tradition
    • foreground = the part of a scene that is near the viewer
    • forenoon =  the time before noon (morning)
    • foremost = ranking above all others
    • foreshadow = to give a hint of beforehand
    • forewarn = to warn in advance
    • foremost = most important; first in time, place or order
      Home Work :

      Try to guess the meanings of the following elements.
      1. -acu
      2. -bio
      3. -cap
      4. -astro
      a. take
      b. star
      c. sharp
      d. life

      Try to match the above elements with given meanings.  Solve it on your own and

      That's all for today guys..... Thank you :)

      You can read Old Lessons of this series from here
      Shraboni Chakraborty
      Asstt. Professor
      English and Foreign Languages University,

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