Common Mistakes 5

Index
Click the most suitable word or phrase in each sentence. ANSWERS
SUIT | FIT | MATCH
1) That shirt doesn't suit | fit | match the yellow tie.
2) Don't buy this coat. It doesn't fit | match | suit you. It's too big.
3) Helen's new hairstyle doesn't really fit | match | suit her.
INJURED | DAMAGED | WOUNDED
1) Louis was injured | wounded | damaged in a terrible car accident.
2) My grandfather was wounded | damaged | injured during Second World War.
3) Several vehicles involved in the accident looked badly injured | wounded | damaged.
FEE | FARE | FINE
1) She didn't have enough money to pay the bus fare | fee | fine.
2) The maximum fee | fare | fine for speeding on motorways will be increased to £5,000.
3) The golf club charges a monthly membership fee | fine | fare.
ANTIQUE | OLD | ANCIENT
1) One of my favourite time periods of history to study is the antique | ancient | old civilizations.
2) We sell a wide variety of items in our auctions including old | antique | ancient and modern furniture.
3) We prefer old | antique | ancient wine. It tastes much better than new.
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CORRECT!

SUIT (V) => if a style or sth that you wear suits you, it makes you look good.

CORRECT!

FIT (V) => to be the right size or shape for someone or something.

CORRECT!

MATCH (V) => to have the same appearance, colour, etc.; to go well with sth.

INCORRECT!

SUIT (V) => if a style or sth that you wear suits you, it makes you look good!

INCORRECT!

FIT (V) => to be the right size or shape for someone or something!

INCORRECT!

MATCH (V) => to have the same appearance, colour, etc.; to go well with sth!

CORRECT!

INJURED (ADJ.) => hurt in an accident or attack.

CORRECT!

DAMAGED (ADJ.) => broken or spoiled (especially a thing).

CORRECT!

WOUNDED (ADJ.) => hurt by a weapon such as a gun or a knife.

INCORRECT!

INJURED (ADJ.) => hurt in an accident or attack!

INCORRECT!

DAMAGED (ADJ.) => broken or spoiled (especially a thing)!

INCORRECT!

WOUNDED (ADJ.) => hurt by a weapon such as a gun or a knife.

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FEE (N) => the price paid for work done by a lawyer, doctor etc.

CORRECT!

FARE (N) => the price of a journey on a bus, train, ship etc.

CORRECT!

FINE (N) => money that you have to pay as a punishment.

INCORRECT!

FEE (N) => the price paid for work done by a lawyer, doctor etc!

INCORRECT!

FARE (N) => the price of a journey on a bus, train, ship etc!

INCORRECT!

FINE (N) => money that you have to pay as a punishment!

CORRECT!

ANTIQUE (ADJ.) => old and valuable; antique collocates with jewellery/shop/furniture.

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OLD (ADJ.) => not young; old collocates with friend/idea/joke/man.

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ANCIENT (ADJ.) => of times long ago; very old; ancient collocates with ruins/times/history.

INCORRECT!

ANTIQUE (ADJ.) => old and valuable; antique collocates with jewellery/shop/furniture!

INCORRECT!

OLD (ADJ.) => not young; old collocates with friend/idea/joke/man!

INCORRECT!

ANCIENT (ADJ.) => of times long ago; very old; ancient collocates with ruins/times/history!

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