Confused Words

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Section 1

1. than / then

2. have / of

3. all ready / already

4. Who's /Whose

5. alot / a lot

6. effect / affect

7. principle / principal

8. Whose / Who's

9. lead / led

10. effect / effects

1. She worked harder she had ever worked before.

2. If I had known your number, I would called.

3. The bingo game has started.

4. shorts are hanging from the flagpole?

5. Justin has of problems.

6. The program changes will not you.

7. What is your reason for moving to Chicago?

8. hiding in your closet?

9. Last year Becky the league in goals.

10. The of climate change are already appearing in places from Miami to Alaska.


Section 2

1. first / at first

2. all ready / already

3. formally / formerly

4. implied / inferred; implied / inferred;

5. fewer / less; days / daze

6. device / devise; you're / your

7. conscience/ conscious; to/ too; to / too

8. Quiet / Quite / Quit; preceded / proceeded

9. there / their / they're; maybe / may be

10. lose / loose; have / be

1. Get your facts and then you can distort them as much as you please.

2. There cannot be a crisis next week: my schedule is full.

3. Computers are being called on to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework eaten by the dog.

4. Susan that she had a good alibi/ but Jack that she had a good alibi/ but Jack otherwise from her nervous behavior.

5. Critics are predicting that the TV series CSI won’t last much longer because people are watching it these .

6. Although the recording was primitive, voice came across clearly.

7. I was after the collision but frightened move.

8. was restored, and the judge with the case.

9. Following the ice storms, a plague of locusts and a swarm of frogs.

10. The handle was and could fallen off at any moment.

Check answers

Section 1

1. than
2. have
3. already
4. Whose
5. a lot
6. affect
7. principal
8. Who's
9. led
10. effects

Section 2

1. first
2. already
3. formerly
4. implied; inferred;
5. fewer; days
6. device; your
7. conscience; too; to
8. Quiet; proceeded
9. there; may be
10. loose; have


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