Homophones pray & prey

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February the 10th, 2011
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Level IV, Section “A”
Carmen Esperanza Lo Grande Herde

MICRO ORAL PRESENTATION
HOMOPHONE WORDS
PRAY - PREY

Homophones are words of the same languagethat are pronounced alike even if they differ in spelling, meaning, or origin. Homophones may also be spelled alike.

1 PREY – Noun & Verb (Used without object)

Synonyms: target, martyr,victim.

1. An animal hunted or seized for food, by a carnivorous animal.
2. A person or thing that is the victim of an enemy, a swindler, a disease, etc.
3. The action or habit of preying: abeast of prey.
4. To capture and devour prey, as an animal does (usually followed by on or upon) Ex: Foxes prey on rabbits.
5. To make raids or attacks for booty(botín) or plunder(saqueo)Ex: The Vikings preyed on coastal settlements.
6. To exert (ejercer) a harmful or destructive influence:
Ex: His worries preyed upon his mind.
7. Cause constant distress to: Theproblem had begun to prey on my mind

2 PRAY – Verb (Used with object)

Synonyms:  importune, entreat, supplicate, beg, beseech, implore.
1. To offer devout petition, praise, thanks, etc., to (Godor an object of worship).
2. To make earnest petition to (a person). She prayed his forgiveness.
3. Wish or hope strongly for a particular situation.

Sentences

• I pray beforebedtime that my dreams can come true.

• We prayed to God for the sick child.

• She prayed to be allowed to go.


|I before bedtime that my dreams can come true.|
|The little rat was an easy for the snake. |
|We to God for the sick child. |
|She to be allowedto go. |
|Foxes on rabbits. |

|I before bedtime that my dreams can come true. |...
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