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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #117337: Commonly confused words
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    Commonly confused words


    Take a look at this:

    Lose - Loose

    Lose (verb) - to misplace; e.g: did you lose your glasses again?

    Loose (adjective) - not fitted; e.g: I've lost twenty pounds, and now these jeans are really loose.

    English has a lot of commonly confused words. Not one... or ten... or twenty... thirty? No, but a lot!

    They either look alike, sound alike or, worst of all, look and sound alike but have completely different meanings. Yet they are eeeaaasy, aren't they?

     

    Why not put your abilities to test by completing this short review quiz on some commonly confused words?

     



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    1. She worked harder she had ever worked before.

    2. shorts are hanging from the flagpole?

    3. Justin has of problems.

    4. What is your reason for moving to Chicago?

    5. hiding in your closet?

    6. Get your facts first, and you can distort them as much as you please.

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

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

    9. Although the recording was primitive, your voice came across clearly.

    10. If I had known your number, I would called you.

    11. Just calm down and , Ella. I'm sure your husband will be back soon.

    12. The dog will only eat food when I am also eating.









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