Terms in this set (26)
Words that sound the same but are spelt differently. They have a different meaning and are a very common cause of spelling mistakes.
They're is the shortened form of they are in a sentence.
Examples of they're.
They're not going to kick us out.
You think they're in there?
It means "belonging to them" in a sentence.
Examples of their.
That beagle is their dog.
That red house is their house.
it is used for any other meanings is sentences. A good way to remember there when it refers to a place is that it is spelt like two other place words, here and where.
Examples of there.
What is over there?
There is meant to be rain tomorrow.
Too (at the end of a sentence).
It means "as well" or "also"
Examples of too (end of sentence).
I like chocolate and pizza aswell.
Too (in front of an adjective).
It means "excessively" or "more than"
Examples of too (adjective).
"I'm too tired to walk home."
example of two (2).
Two boys walked to Tescos.
It describes direction. I am going to watch TV. i flew to Russia.
Example of to.
"I am going to watch TV"
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
GMAT | Mometrix Comprehensive Guide
parts of speech
House on Mango Street - Literary Devices Quotes
Figurative Language Challenge - Terms & Examples
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
part of speech-pro-noun
part of speech-verb
Part of speech-noun & adjective