Buffalo Bill’s Posse

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Which is the correct one to use – P -O – S or P – O -S – S ?

1. ________ e for the camera.

2. The house was re – ________ essed.

3. I sup ________ e you may be right.

4. He was a real ________ er in his sunglasses.

5. It is not ________ ible.

6. She carried a rather ________ h handbag.

7. What is the government ________ ition on the matter?

8. I am ________ itive.

9. I forgot to ________ t the letter.

10. I stuck up a ________ ter.

11. It was im ________ ible to see in the thick fog.

12. The baby’s position was ________ terior.

13. I gave the parcel to the ________ tman.

14. The party had to be ________ tponed.

15. What is the ________ ibility of winning the lottery ?

16. The patient’s arthritis meant that he had very bad ________ ture.

17. The speaker ________ tulated another suggestion.

18. She is ________ itively beautiful.

19. The bank manager counted how many de ________ its there had

been that day.

20. She put a photograph in an album for ________ terity.

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The Stagecoach’s Last Post

How many words can you think of to which the prefix “post” or “poste” can be added ? Example – post – mortem.

© Jacqueline Richards 2008

Answers :pose

possessed

suppose

poser

possible

posh

position

positive

post

possessed

poster

impossible

posterior

postman

postponepossibility

posture

postulate

Answers :

1. POSe for the camera.

2. The house was re – POSSessed.

3. I supPOSe you may be right.

4. He was a real POSer in his sunglasses.

5. It is not POSSible.

6. She carried a rather POSh handbag.

7. What is the government POSition on the matter?

8. I am POSitive.

9. I forgot to POSt the letter.

10. I stuck up a POSter.

11. It was im POSSible to see in the thick fog.

12. The baby’s position was POSterior.

13. I gave the parcel to the POStman.

14. The party had to be POStponed.

15. What is the POSSibility of winning the lottery ?

16. The patient’s arthritis meant that he had very bad POSture.

17. The speaker POStulated another suggestion.

18. She is POSitively beautiful.

19. The bank manager counted how many dePOSits there had been that

day

20. She put a photograph in an album for POSterity.

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