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USE OF WRONG WORDS

One of the mistakes committed by many people is the use of inappropriate words in sentences because of the confusing nature of similar looking words or near synonyms. In the following sentences, the underlined words are to be replaced by the words in brackets.

  1. She refuses to hear me when I give my suggestions. (listen to)
  2. I liked the travel a lot. (journey)
  3. The staff strike didn't have any affect on the boss. (effect)
  4. He doesn't seem to care for his vehicle. (take care of)
  5. No one of the letters has reached in time. (none)
  6. This medicine seems to be very efficient. (effective)
  7. She didn't do this mistake. (make)
  8. He wanted to know the last score. (latest)
  9. The boss doesn't seem to have any principals. (principles)
  10. We shall discuss this issue sometimes tomorrow. (sometime)

  

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