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Difficult Words

Pairs of words that are commonly confused, misused. http://eflclassroom.com
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Could you ............ me $100 dollars?
lend
Could I ________ $100 dollars?
borrow
A belt goes around your ___________.
waist
Don't _________ time, get working!
waste
The war ended and there was _________.
peace
Can I have another _________ of pie?
piece
There is a _________ in the bag.
hole
He ate the _________ cake.
whole
The horse didn't move and remained __________.
stationary.
We have no pens or paper. Could you visit the ____________ store?
stationery
He was lost in the hot ___________.
desert
There was delicious ice cream for __________
dessert
Thanks. I _________ your invitation.
accept
He invited everyone ___________ George.
except
He had to __________ quickly to not have an accident.
brake
Let's stop and take a __________.
break