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Whether you're a native speaker of English or an advanced ESL student, these exercises will help you identify and eliminate common grammar mistakes.

topic: Problem words, words commonly confused in English 4 | level: Advanced



Below you'll find pairs of words that are commonly confused in writing. Choose the correct response to complete each of the sentences:

1. Take a deep ____________ .
  breath
  breathe

2. Make sure to ____________ deeply.
  breath
  breathe

3. Paris is the ____________ of France.
  capitol
  capital

4. We can't start this business with limited ____________.
  capital
  capitol

5. Jessica always buys ____________ with cats on it.
  stationery
  stationary

6. The ____________ decided in favor of the business proposal.
  counsel
  council

7. That is the ____________ ingredient.
  principal
  principle

8. He interviewed an ____________ physicist.
  imminent
  eminent

9. He talked about the ____________ collapse of the government.
  eminent
  imminent

10. I wouldn't do that on ____________.
  principle
  principal


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