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PORT = CARRY
DEPORT • DE – AWAY • PORT – CARRY To CARRY or send AWAY from a country; to banish Without a passport or work visa, immigrants are DEPORTED to their home country.
EXPORT • EX- OUT • PORT – CARRY • To CARRY OUT of the country. (GOODS) • The US EXPORTS corn to South America.
IMPORT • IM – IN • PORT – CARRY • To CARRY INTO the country • The US IMPORTS clothing from other countries.
PORTABLE • PORT – CARRY • ABLE – EASILY Capable of being EASILY CARRIED Cell phones are now PORTABLE for people to take with them wherever they go.
PORTAGE • PORT – CARRY • AGE – BODY OF WATER • The route over which boats and supplies are CARRIED overland from one LAKE or RIVER to another • The ship used the PORTAGE to transport oil from one side of the Rio Grande to the other.
PORTER • PORT – CARRY • ER – PERSON • An ATTENDANT who CARRIES travelers’ luggage for them • The PORTER at the hotel took my bags to my room for me.
PORTFOLIO • PORT – CARRY • FOLIO- Folder or case for papers • A CASE for CARRYING loose papers • All students should have a PORTFOLIO for each class.
REPORT • RE – AGAIN • PORT – CARRY A collection of writing that CARRIES information to be shared AGAIN with someone new The secretary REPORTS the information from the meeting to her boss.
SUPPORT • SUP – WEIGHT • PORT – CARRY • To CARRY the WEIGHT of something • The pillars on the building SUPPORT the roof. • Yo’ momma SUPPORTS you throughout your life.
TRANSPORT • TRANS – ACROSS • PORT – CARRY • To CARRY something from one place to another (ACROSS) • The goods were TRANSPORTED from China to the US.
• WEEK 7 Words and Definitions
ENVISION – En= IN; Vision =PICTURE • Verb • To think of something that you believe might exist or happen IN the future; to PICTURE something IN your mind. • I ENVISION great things happening in my future.
EXCEL – EX =out; CEL = Better • Verb • To be better than others; to be or do better than others • Athletes always want to EXCEL at the sport they play.
EXCLUSIVE – EX=OUT; CLUSIVE= certain population • ADJ • Not shared; available to only ONE PERSON or GROUP; available to only a few people because of high cost; only allowing people from a high social class The party was EXCLUSIVE for Hollywood stars ONLY.
EXPECTATION = Ex= out; PECT = belief • Noun • A belief that something will happen or is likely to happen; a feeling or belief about how successful, good someone or something will be. • Sometimes a person must lower their EXPECTATIONS in order to avoid disappointment.
ORDAIN = Or= ORDER • Verb • To establish by law; to order or command; to appoint as a priest or minister • The man was ORDAINED by the church to carry out wedding ceremonies.
OUTSTRIP • VERB • To get ahead of, do better than, exceed • The NASCAR driver wanted to OUTSTRIP the competition, so he arrived at the track early.
PERVADE – PER= spread • VERB • To spread throughout • In order to keep the virus from PERVADING the hallways, wash your hands after you use the bathroom.
PRUDENT • ADJ • Careful, having foresight, cautious, wise • The young man was PRUDENT about sitting next to people who cheated on their tests.