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    Default suffixes and prefixes

    Could you check it up?
    1. Have I told you about the most(embarassed) moment in my life?
    2. Do you know if this mushroom is(poisoned)?
    3. The rate of(literature) amongst the poor is still quite high, despite all the (improvement) in education.
    4. Jane was so(disappointed) that she didn`t get the job.
    5. I want to complain. Your sales assistants were very(helpless). They couldn`t give me any of the information I needed.
    6. I`m afraid most of the points you have made in your essay are(relevented).
    7. The extent of the damage after the storm was terrible. Quite(unbelieveable) in fact.
    8. What you need is a really relaxable holiday!
    9. Parents should always take (responsibility) for their children`s bad behavior.
    10. It` s (useless) talking to him. He won`t listen to a word you say.
    11. My brother was (conscious) for two hours after he fell off his bike.
    12. We are sorry to inform you that your application has been(unsuccessful)
    13. This et weather is so(depressing)
    14. He was accused of (loyality) to the company, and asked to resign from his job.
    15. Do you have a good(relationship) with your mother-in-law?

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    Default Re: suffixes and prefixes

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    Could you check it up?
    1. Have I told you about the most(embarassed) moment in my life?
    2. Do you know if this mushroom is(poisoned)?
    3. The rate of(literature) amongst the poor is still quite high, despite all the (improvement) in education.
    4. Jane was so(disappointed) that she didn`t get the job.
    5. I want to complain. Your sales assistants were very(helpless). They couldn`t give me any of the information I needed.
    6. I`m afraid most of the points you have made in your essay are(relevented).
    7. The extent of the damage after the storm was terrible. Quite(unbelieveable) in fact.
    8. What you need is a really relaxable holiday!
    9. Parents should always take (responsibility) for their children`s bad behavior.
    10. It` s (useless) talking to him. He won`t listen to a word you say.
    11. My brother was (conscious) for two hours after he fell off his bike.
    12. We are sorry to inform you that your application has been(unsuccessful)
    13. This et weather is so(depressing)
    14. He was accused of (loyality) to the company, and asked to resign from his job.
    15. Do you have a good(relationship) with your mother-in-law?
    1. embarrassing (present participle as an adjective)
    2. poisonous (Poisoned would be correct if someone had added poison to it. If it is inherently toxic, use "poisonous".)
    3. literacy (Improvement or inprovements would be correct for the second. Improvement focuses on the general result. Improvements focuses on individual changes.)
    4. OK
    5. You could use "useless" there, or say that the assistants were not helpful. Helpless has a different meaning.
    6. I think you want "irrelevant" there. It means not relevant.
    7. OK. Put a comma after "unbelievable".
    8. relaxing
    9. OK
    10. OK
    11. I suspect that it is "unconscious" that you want here. "Conscious is grammatically correct, but it is not unusual for people to be "conscious". The sentence, as written, conveys little information unless the child subsequently developed "unconsciousness".
    12. It would be strange to use "unsuccessful" after the present perfect. It would be better with "rejected".
    13. OK without the "et". I don't know what that is.
    14. Nobody is fired for "loyalty". Again, this is grammatically correct but it makes little sense. Try "disloyalty".
    15. OK

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