Level IV, Section “A”
Carmen Esperanza Lo Grande Herde
MICRO ORAL PRESENTATION
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.
• 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. |...