Know 2 Words R Alike!

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Know 2 Words R Alike!

Homonyms and Synonyms for vocabulary review. HOMONYM: A Homonym is a word that is written and pronounced the same way as another, but which has a different meaning. AN EXAMPLE OF A HOMONYM: 'Lie' can be a verb meaning to tell something that is not true or to be in a horizontal position. They look and sound the same, but are different verbs as can be seen from their forms: Lie-lied-lied (to say something untrue) Lie-lay-lain (to be in a horizontal position) (source: http://www. Usingenglish. Com))


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  • 1. 
    Mark which sentences using homonyms are correct. The homonym used is accept/except.
    • A. 

      The teacher will not accept late assignments.

    • B. 

      Everyone accept the last child was allowed into the movie.

    • C. 

      Please accept my apologies.

    • D. 

      I loved all of the chocolates accept the orange filled one.

    • E. 

      Did you accept the decision to work at the chocolate factory?

  • 2. 
    Mark which sentences using homonyms are correct in its use of grammar. The homonym used is: there/their/they're
    • A. 

      I will ask my friends because their going to the same movie.

    • B. 

      There are only 12 days before Christmas.

    • C. 

      They're house is next door to mine.

    • D. 

      Thank you but those are their seats, not ours.

    • E. 

      Would you like to sit they're or their?

  • 3. 
    Which sentences use the following words correctly. Remember this is a list of homonyms. The homonyms used are: whose/who's, weather/whether, your/you're
    • A. 

      Who's book is that behind the teacher's desk?

    • B. 

      Whose going to be the next principal of the school?

    • C. 

      Weather you win is not important, good sportsmanship is important.

    • D. 

      The weather looks too cloudy to go outside and play today.

    • E. 

      You were the only girl at your birthday party.