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Suffixes: Where to use them?
Have you heard of the term 'suffixes' but don't know what it is? This story will give you a good idea about them!
A letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to create a new word is known as a
The suffix '
' can create words like 'slowly', 'badly', etc., from base words like 'slow' and 'bad', respectively.a
In English, suffixes are important for
in addition to
Suffixes are used for
We add '
' for past tense (booked, cried) or '-s' for simple present (smiles, laughs).
Suffixes like '
' or '
' are used to
show plural nouns
suffixes with every verb, especially
can be used to indicate
or a direct connection for the majority of singular nouns.
- My sister's dress was torn by a nail.
They are used for
For example - The
form of 'warm' is '
form is '
Frequently, you can
change the parts of speech
of a basic word by adding various suffixes.
E.g.: Noun - beauty
Verb - beautify
Adjective - beautiful
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