Confusing words worksheet

Complete the following sentences.

1. We must follow the ——————- of our parents and teachers. (advise / advice)

2. I am ——————- satisfied with my results. (quite / quiet)

3. You will be ——————– if you exceed the speed limits. (prosecuted / persecuted)

4. Prolonged use of drugs will ——————- our health. (affect / effect)

5. He was found guilty. Hence the police ——————— him. (arrested / released)

6. I can’t ——————- this pain anymore. (bear / bare)

7. Ten miles —————— a long way to walk. (is / are)

8. You must not ——————— any important information from your doctor. (conceal / console)

9. One of the passengers —————– injured in the accident. (was / were)

10. Some passengers ——————- injured in the accident. (was / were)

11. The poor woman lives in a small hut ——————- the river. (beside / besides)

12. He was guilty and hence the judge ——————– him. (convicted / acquitted)

Answers

1. We must follow the advice of our parents and teachers.

2. I am quite satisfied with my results.

3. You will be prosecuted if you exceed the speed limits.

4. Prolonged use of drugs will affect our health.

5. He was found guilty. Hence the police arrested him.

6. I can’t bear this pain anymore.

7. Ten miles is a long way to walk.

8. You must not conceal any important information from your doctor.

9. One of the passengers was injured in the accident.

10. Some passengers were injured in the accident.

11. The poor woman lives in a small hut beside the river.

12. He was guilty and hence the judge convicted him.

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