Confusing Words Quiz for English Learners

Do you know these confusing word pairs in English?

Vague Gesture
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1. The _____ applauded enthusiastically after the performance was finished.

2. I haven't seen him ____ over five years.

3. _____ the fact that it was difficult, the exam also included questions that we had never studied before.

4. I told my boss that I wanted a big _____.

5. The magazine article's _____ read "Politician Wants Answers".

6. His opinion had no _____ on my decision.

7. He _____ down for a short nap.

8. Could you give me the _____ for that wonderful dessert?

9. They _____ his passport on entering the country.

10. Please finish your work _____ five o'clock.

11. He was cooking dinner ______ the football match.

12. Could you go to the store and get me some _____?

13. I need to ______ a new button onto my shirt.

14. You will find the book _____ the lamp on the table.

15. You can choose from _____ four prizes!

16. It's so hot! I need to find some _____.

17. _____ his having studied French, he found the course very difficult.

18. The movie was _____ boring he fell asleep!

19. I _____ about how my friend was doing in Rotterdam.

20. _____ I'm concerned, you can come along.

Confusing Words Quiz for English Learners

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 Congratulations! You understand the differences between some of the most confusing words in English vocabulary and grammar. Keep learning and you'll improve even more. 

Confusing Words Quiz for English Learners

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 You understand many of the most confusing word pairs in English, but there are still a few you need to learn. Keep learning with some of these suggestions.

Confusing Words Quiz for English Learners

You got: % Correct. You Need to Learn the Differences in Confusing Word Pairs

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 English can be very confusing and these word pairs certainly are! Don't worry, keep learning and you'll learn the differences as your improve.