Does advertising "affect" or "effect" someone's desire for a product?
Answer: You are 'affected' by something, not 'effected'. Unless someone is using special effects on you!
Fill in the blank: "A dog's collar is usually worn around ____ neck."
It's is short for it is or it has. If you cannot expand it's to it is or it has, then it is incorrect.
Is this sentence correct? "I may have dosed off for a second."
You would have 'dozed' off. You may have been 'dosed' with some prescription drugs beforehand.
Choose the correct words to fill in each blank: __1__ playing over __2__ in __3__ backyard.
"They're playing over there in their backyard."
1.) They're, 2.) there, 3.) their
1.) Their, 2.)there, 3.) they're
1.) There, 2.) their, 3.) they're
Which of these is a person?
Remember the 'pal' in principal, and you'll never forget this one!
Choose the correct words to fill in each blank: Where __1__ going, you won't need __2__ suitcase!
One of the most common mistakes made!
1.) you're, 2.) your
1.) your, 2.) you're
Fill in the blanks: "The boat traveled __1__ through the Bering __2__."
'Strait' is an old English word that survives only as a term referring to a body of water, or a few other oddities such as a 'straitjacket'.
1.) straight, 2.) strait
2.) strait, 3.) straight
When do you use a semicolon?
A semicolon is most commonly used to link (in a single sentence) two independent clauses that are closely related in thought.
A semicolon is most commonly used to separate (in a single sentence) two independent clauses that are different
A semicolon is most commonly used to link (in a single sentence) two independent clauses that are closely related
A semicolon is most commonly used to separate two independent clauses that are closely related, but belong in separate sentences
Fill in the blank: I miss this question _____!
'Every time' will always be two separate words every time you use it!
How do you spell this word?
Which of these is correct?
Trick question! “Closed-minded” seems logical and it's a considered a correct spelling, but the original spelling of this phrase is “close-minded.” The same goes for “close-lipped” and “close-mouthed.”
When you swallow something, it enters your digestive _____.
'Track' may seem logical, but the correct spelling is “digestive tract.”
Is it separate or is it seperate?
Answer: “Separate” has two A’s separated by an R.
How do you spell this word, again?
Answer: Make sure you've got room for two M's in 'roommate'!
Choose the correct spelling:
A common mistake in both spelling and pronunciation!
Choose the correct words: "My dog is my __1__ reason for living! She is my heart and __2__."
Answer: 'Soul' refers to the spirit or an inward belief, and 'sole' refers to either the singular... Or the bottom of your shoe!
1.) soul, 2.) sole
1.) sole, 2.) soul
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