Saturday, 10 August 2013

Commonly Misused words - Exercise 7, 8, 9


EXERCISE NO. 7.

Choose the correct word (out of given options) to fill in the blank space in the following sentences to give it a meaningful form.

A. How did you …..(1.fair/2.fare) in the examination?
B. The amount was paid to the legal….(3.hair/4.hare/5.heir) of the deceased.
C. Wounds of the patient will ….(6.heel/7.heal) in due course.
D. His father is an …..(8.imminent/9.eminent) lawyer of the city.
E. 10. Idle / 11. Ideal employees while away their time in the office.



EXERCISE NO. 8.

Choose the correct word (out of given options) to fill in the blank space in the following sentences to give it a meaningful form.

A. Businessmen …….(1.hoard/2.horde) their goods with a motive to earn profit.
B.The news of a bomb blast spread like…..(3.lightning/4.lightening).
C. Crops dried up this year due a severe….(5.draught/6.drought).
D. My brother does not …….(7.pair/8.pare) his nails.
E. The woman was carrying a ……(9.pale/10.pail) of milk.



EXERCISE NO. 9.

Choose the correct word (out of given options) to fill in the blank space in the following sentences to give it a meaningful form.

A. Her brother is still a ……(1.miner/2.minor) in age.
B.We  should not …….(3.meddle/4.medal) with others’ affairs.
C. She made a ……(5.judicial/6.judicious )selection of books.
D. Why are you so ……(7.zealous/8.jealous) of her?
E. John is a very……..(9.industrial/10.industrious) student.


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