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TOEFL Vocab: Common Word Errors

Subjects : toefl, english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 43 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Used to talk about a choice between two or more possibilities






2. Give advice to






3. Head of a school - remember - the princiPAL is your PAL!






4. To leave out






5. Out loud






6. Contraction of 'who is'


7. Is it raining? sunny?






8. A basic truth or law or assumption;






9. An opinion about what should be done






10. Past tense of choose






11. More of something - like the letter 'o'...too many 'O's'!






12. NOT A WORD - DOES NOT EXIST IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE!






13. Contraction of 'it is' - if you can say 'it is' - it's right!


14. So as to pass a given point; 'She went by me'






15. Permitted






16. Something personal; think of the word 'heir' which refers to a person






17. Become loose or looser or less tight






18. That time






19. Contraction of 'you are' - if you can say 'you are' - you're right!


20. In a satisfactory or adequate manner






21. Preposition; usually 1 of 3 - not the number or the excessive one!






22. When something leaves a mark or has an impression on you






23. Refers to a place - just as the word 'here' refers to a place. remember from 'here to there'.






24. Contraction of 'they are' - if your friends can say 'they are' - they're right!


25. Painstakingly careful and accurate






26. VERB! the act of drawing air into out of the lungs






27. Possessive - something that belongs to you






28. Past tense of throw






29. Receive willingly something given or offered






30. Thing you carry water in






31. Comparison; 'I'd rather go to the beach than school'






32. Possessive - something that belongs to you






33. Obtain by purchase






34. To select






35. Listen and pay attention






36. Word that refers to something that belongs to someone






37. To bring about; the result of something






38. Receive willingly something given or offered






39. With little or no color






40. NOUN; the actual AIR that is inhaled and exhaled when you BREATHE






41. Having finished or arrived at completion






42. When you don't win






43. The present location