The hotel is famous because many celebrities have lived in it, such as Madonna, Arthur C. Clarke and Jack Kerouac.
Ex 10 B
de ir im non un
Degenerate, Irreplaceable, Immortalised, Non-conformity, unfortunately.
size or degree
wrong or bad
time (before or after)
(for or against)
un-, im-, ir-, de- with adjectives and adverbs
non-: nouns, adjectives
under- and over-: nouns, adjectives, verbs
mal- and mis-: verbs, abstract nouns, adjectives
pre- and post-: adjectives
pro- and anti-: nouns and adjectives
1 False. When we add a prefix to the root word, the spelling of the root word doesn’t usually change.
2 False. We can add more than one prefix at a time to root words e.g. uninhabitable.
4 False. There are no rules that tell us which prefixes we can add to each root word.
1 unknown, underexposed
underexposed ( often passive ) to fail to subject to appropriate or expected publicity.
2 non-descript, underrated
non-descript: /ˈnɒndɪskrɪpt/ having no interesting or unusual features or qualities. E.g. a nondescript person/building/town.
underrate somebody/something to not recognize how good, important, etc. somebody/something really is. E.g. He's seriously underrated as a writer. An underrated movie. Don't underrate yourself.
3 unattractive, overrated
overrate somebody/something to have too high an opinion of somebody/something; to put too high a value on somebody/something. E.g. In my opinion, Hirst's work has been vastly overrated.
4 uninhabitable, mismanaged
mismanage something to deal with or manage something badly. E.g. The department's budget was badly mismanaged.
5 irreplaceable, impossible
1 supermodel, miniskirts
2 sub-zero, cooperate
3 bilingual, interacting
4 semi-retired, outlasted
outlast somebody/something to continue to exist or take part in an activity for a longer time than somebody/something. E.g. He can outlast anyone on the dance floor. The kind of beauty that will outlast youth. This system has outlasted many of its rivals.
inter: between/ among
out: bigger/greater than something else
outsell somebody/something to sell more or to be sold in larger quantities than somebody/ something. E.g. We are now outselling all our competitors. This year the newspaper has outsold its main rival.
outplay: outplay somebody to play much better than somebody you are competing against. E.g. We were totally outplayed and lost 106–74.
semi: /ˈsemi/ half
semi-skimmed: milk that has had a lot of the fat removed
super: more/more powerful/larger
outgrow something to grow too big to be able to wear or fit into something. E.g. She's already outgrown her school uniform. The company has outgrown its offices.
subplot: a series of events in a play, novel, etc. that is separate from but linked to the main story