• Tue
  • Sep 2, 2014
  • Updated: 5:11pm

Language point

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 07 April, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 07 April, 2004, 12:00am
 

'Out' words


The following words begin with the prefix 'out-' . Look up the meanings of the ones you do not know and put each into one of the sentences below.


outlook ; outdoors; outbreak; outcome; outburst; outset; outspoken; outlay


1. The ______ we need to start the business is at least five million dollars.


2. The ______ for their new business is quite positive.


3. She is very ______. Her big mouth will get her into trouble one day.


4. I love being ______ when the weather is warm like today.


5. From the ______ of his career it was obvious he was going to get to the top.


6. We were in Paris at the ______ of war.


7. Why did you lose your temper? Your ______ made you look foolish.


8. I don't know what the ____ of all your arguing will be.


Answers: 1.outlay; 2.outlook; 3.outspoken; 4.outdoors; 5.outset; 6.outbreak; 7.outburst; 8.outcome


Share

For unlimited access to:

SCMP.com SCMP Tablet Edition SCMP Mobile Edition 10-year news archive
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Login

SCMP.com Account

or