Common Mistakes 3

Index
Click the most suitable word or phrase in each sentence. ANSWERS
TAKE | LAST
1) It will take | last me all week to repair the car.
2) The bread won't take | last another three days - we'll need more.
ADVICE | ADVISE
1) Could you give me some advise | advice about buying a tablet?
2) I strongly advise | advice you to accept the offer.
SAFE | SECURE
1) Is the river secure | safe enough to swim in?
2) Grendon is a secure | safe prison accommodating up to 235 category B and C prisoners.
ASSIST | ATTEND
1) The junior doctor decided to assist | attend the surgeon at the operation.
2) My sister and I will both assist | attend the conference.
AUDIENCE | SPECTATORS
1) There was a large audience | spectators at the concert.
2) There weren't many audience | spectators at the match.
CHILDISH | CHILDLIKE
1) All his life he had a childish | childlike trust in other people.
2) Don't be childish | childlike, Rob. I'm not a baby to believe in such rubbish.
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CORRECT!

TAKE (V) => refers to something more active.

INCORRECT!

LAST (v) => refers to something more passive!

CORRECT!

LAST (v) => refers to something more passive.

INCORRECT!

TAKE (V) => refers to something more active!

CORRECT!

ADVICE (N) is a noun. It is a suggestion or recommendation.

INCORRECT!

ADVISE (V) is a verb. It means "to give advice"!

CORRECT!

ADVISE (V) is a verb. It means "to give advice".

INCORRECT!

ADVICE (N) is a noun. It is a suggestion or recommendation!

CORRECT!

SAFE (ADJ.) collocates with decision/energy/journey/business/
place
.

INCORRECT!

SECURE (ADJ.) collocates with job/position/stronghold/prison/
place
!

CORRECT!

SECURE (ADJ.) collocates with job/position/stronghold/prison/
place
.

INCORRECT!

SAFE (ADJ.) collocates with decision/energy/journey/business/
place
!

CORRECT!

ASSIST (V) => to help somebody to do something.

INCORRECT!

ATTEND (V) => to go to; to be present at!

CORRECT!

ATTEND (V) => to go to; to be present at.

INCORRECT!

ASSIST (V) => to help somebody to do something!

CORRECT!

AUDIENCE (N) => an audience attends a concert, play, performance, show etc.

INCORRECT!

SPECTATORS (N) => spectators attend a game, match, sport event etc.!

CORRECT!

SPECTATORS (N) => spectators attend a game, match, sport event etc.

INCORRECT!

AUDIENCE (N) => an audience attends a concert, play, performance, show etc!

CORRECT!

CHILDLIKE (ADJ.) => having the qualities that children usually have; innocent.

INCORRECT!

CHILDISH (ADJ.) => like a child, silly!

CORRECT!

CHILDISH (ADJ.) => like a child, silly.

INCORRECT!

CHILDLIKE (ADJ.) => having the qualities that children usually have; innocent!

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