Common Mistakes 6

Index
Click the most suitable word or phrase in each sentence. ANSWERS
WHILE | FOR | DURING
1) He stayed there during | while | for the duration of the journey.
2) My grandfather was killed for | while | during the war.
3) I met Diane while | for | during we were studying in the library.
CARRY | WEAR | BEAR
1) It was fashionable for men to wear | bear | carry their hair long.
2) Her leg was painful, and she wasn't sure it would carry | bear | wear her weight.
3) I always bear | wear | carry £100 in case of an emergency.
STILL | ALREADY | YET
1) I haven't finished it yet | already | still. I'll do it after breakfast.
2) I have heard that James already | still | yet hasn't arrived.
3) I've still | yet | already drunk two coffees this morning.
TRAVEL | VOYAGE | JOURNEY
1) How long did your car travel | journey | voyage from Dublin to Cork take?
2) The ship sank on its maiden journey | voyage | travel.
3) The new job involves a fair amount of voyage | travel | journey.
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CORRECT!

FOR (PREPOSITION) => used to show a length of time.

CORRECT!

DURING (PREPOSITION) => is used before a noun.

CORRECT!

WHILE (CONJUNCTION) => is used with a subject and a verb.

INCORRECT!

DURING (PREPOSITION) => is used before a noun!

INCORRECT!

WHILE (CONJUNCTION) => is used with a subject and a verb!

INCORRECT!

FOR (PREPOSITION) => used to show a length of time.

CORRECT!

WEAR (V) => to have your hair in a particular style.

CORRECT!

BEAR (V) => to support the weight of something.

CORRECT!

CARRY (V) => to have something with you and take it wherever you go.

INCORRECT!

BEAR (V) => to support the weight of something!

INCORRECT!

CARRY (V) => to have something with you and take it wherever you go!

INCORRECT!

WEAR (V) => to have your hair in a particular style!

CORRECT!

YET (ADV) => up till now (used in negative sentences).

CORRECT!

STILL (ADV) => is used to talk about something that hasn't finished.

CORRECT!

ALREADY (ADV) => before now or before a particular time in the past.

INCORRECT!

YET (ADV) => up till now (used in negative sentences)!

INCORRECT!

STILL (ADV) => is used to talk about something that hasn't finished!

INCORRECT!

ALREADY (ADV) => before now or before a particular time in the past!

CORRECT!

JOURNEY (N) => (countable noun) an act of travelling from one place to another.

CORRECT!

TRAVEL (N) => (uncountable noun) to go from one place to another, especially over a long distance.

CORRECT!

VOYAGE (N) => a long journey, especially by sea or in space.

INCORRECT!

JOURNEY (N) => (countable noun) an act of travelling from one place to another!

INCORRECT!

TRAVEL (N) => (uncountable noun) to go from one place to another, especially over a long distance!

INCORRECT!

VOYAGE (N) => a long journey, especially by sea or in space!

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