1. KIND, SORT, TYPE (n) These words may be singular or plural. When the word is singular, it is modified by this or that; when it is plural, it is modified by these or those.
I like this of . (KIND, COOKIE)
I like these of . (KIND, COOKIE)
He always buys that of . (SORT, SHOE)
He always buys those of . (SORT, SHOE)
They enjoy reading that of . (TYPE, BOOK)
They enjoy those of . (TYPE, BOOK)
2. LAY (laid, laid, laying), LIE (lay, lain, lying) (v) The verb lay, which means to put or place, can be active or passive and take an object. The verb lie, when it means to repose, is never passive and never followed by an object.
He the book aside. (PAST)
He down on the bed. (PAST)
3. LIE (lay, lain, lying), LIE (lied, lied, lying) (v) The verb lie meaning to repose has different principal parts from the verb lie which means not to tell the truth.
He in bed until noon. (PRESENT)
He , cheats, and steals.
4. LIKE (prep), SUCH AS (prep), AS IF (conj) Like, which is followed by an object, means resembling; such as means for example; as if means as though and introduces an adverb clause of manner.
He looks his father, (RESEMBLANCE)
Fruits oranges and grapefruit grow in Texas, (EXAMPLE)
He looks he is tired, (MANNER)
5. LOOSE (adj), LOSE (v), LOSS (n), LOOSEN (v)
I need a screwdriver to tighten the screws.
He is weight very quickly.
She was saddened by the of her wedding ring.
I am the screws.
6. MAYBE (adv), MAY BE (v) Maybe means possibly or perhaps; may be is a verb form indicating that a possibility exists.
you will find the wallet you lost.
She late.
7. PASSED (v), PAST (adj, prep)
The car the house very slowly.
The boy ran the house.
8. PEACE, PIECE (n) Peace means the opposite of war or other conflict; piece means a part of a whole.
came after long years of war.
He sold a of his land.
9. PERSONAL (adj), PERSONNEL (n) Personal means private; personnel refers to the workers or staff of a business.
It is difficult to discuss problems.
All must attend the meeting.
10. PRECEDE, PROCEED (v) Precede means to come before something else; proceed means to go forward or continue.
The subject usually the verb. (PRESENT)
After a brief interruption, we with class. (PAST)

11. PRINCIPAL (n, adj), PRINCIPLE (n) Principal means primary or very important and is also the title given to the director of a school; principle means a belief or doctrine.
The side effect of the drug is drowsiness.
He has been of that high school for many years.
The experiment demonstrated a basic scientific .
12. QUIET (adj), QUITE (adv) Quiet is the opposite of noisy; quite can mean completely or fairly.
After the children left, the house was .
She is quite beautiful. The film was good.
13. RAISE (raised, raised, raising), RISE (rose, risen, rising) (v) Raise, which means to lift, takes an object and can be either active or passive; rise, which means to ascend or increase, is never passive and never takes an object.
They the flag. (PAST)
Prices have sharply.
14. SET (set, set, setting), SIT (sat, sat, sitting) (v) Set, which means to put or place, takes an object and can be either active or passive; sit, which means to seat oneself, is never passive and never takes an object.
She the flowers on the table. (PAST)
They were on the porch.
15. STATIONARY (adj), STATIONERY (n) Stationary means permanent, not changing places; stationery refers to paper for writing letters.
After remaining for two days, the cold front finally moved west.
She wrote the letter on university .
16. SUPERIOR (adj) Superior is always used to compare two persons or things and is followed by to and not than. It cannot be qualified by the words more or most.
Her score is superior his.
17. THEIR (adj), THEY'RE (pron + v), THERE (adv)
They left books at home.
Please put your books over .
studying for the examination.
18. THOROUGH (adj), THROUGH (prep), THOUGHT (past and p. p. of THINK), THOUGH (adv)
The report was very .
Even they tried hard, they did not succeed.
He walked the room.
He was about to reply but better of it.
19. TO (prep), TOO (adv), TWO (adj)
The children walk school every day.
You are working slowly.
I lost books yesterday.
20. WEATHER (n), WHETHER (conj)
The is warm in the spring.
He hasn't decided or not to go.

21. WHO'S (pron + v), WHOSE (adj)
giving the party?
No one knows coat this is.
22. INHIBIT (v), INHABIT (v)
They a two-room apartment. (PAST)
Terrorist suicide bombing in Yemen tourism. (PRESENT)
23. ILL (adj), ILL (n), EEL (n)
I can think no of him.
he is with influenza.
He used to hold the by the tail.
24. RABID (adj), RABBIT (n), RABBET (n)
Fancy breeds his songs like .
Carl is a enemy of mine.
Another very useful joint for connecting two pieces of stock, particularly when building cabinets, is the .
25. ROCKET (n,v), RACKET (n)
My job is a good .
Unemployment in the shipbuilding industry has since the beginning of the year.
26. POCKET (n), PACKET (n)
A of cigarettes slipped off his .
This shop offers gifts to fit every .
27. CORPS (n), CORPSE (n)
Peace Volunteers travel overseas to make real differences in the lives of real people.
Piles of on the battlefield.
28. BIT (n), BEAT (v) (BEAT, BEATEN)
He ate all the cake by .
Waves against the shore. (PAST)
29. STUFF (n), STAFF (n)
The hospital carries a good .
He is not the of which heroes are made.
30. SHARK (n), SHUCK(n)
No great for looks.
comprise about 1% of all living fishes, and share nearly all the major features of their finned relatives.

31. STILL (v, n, adv, adj), STEEL (n, v, adj)
In the of the night.
waters run deep.
Concrete bonds to by natural adhesion.
His heart stood .
Only death artist's hand. (PAST)
European Coal and Community.
I am looking for an explanation.
Discipline in space should be hard.
32. POOL (n, v), PULL (n, v)
One more — and it's in the bag.
They their resources. (PAST)
She up her sleeve to display a scratch.
Ice encrusted the edges of the .
This University is proud of a of brilliant scientists.
33. SHIP (n, v), SHEEP (n)
He's a wolf in 's clothing.
The goods were at London.
To divide the from the goats.
The drifting appealed for help.
34. SIT (n, v (SAT, SAT)), SEAT (n, v), SET (n, v (SET, SET), adj)
They noticed the perfect of her dress.
London is the of government.
He the boy down to do his lessons. (PAST)
The of his mind is towards intolerance.
He can't remain a minute.
A man of opinions.
They are sold in of five.
The sun is . (PROGRESSIVE)
35. FILL (n, v), FEEL (n, v (FELT, FELT)), FALL (n, v (FELL, FALLEN)), FEET (pl. of FOOT)
how sharp the edge of this knife is!
He eats his .
The report was with facts.
The cloth was rough and coarse to the .
Good debaters speak on their .
He in his purse and took a penny out of it. (PAST)
The rise and of the Roman Empire.
He bought a new overcoat. (AmE)
I and hurt my knee. (PAST)
His height is 6 and 2.
36. LIVE [liv] (v), LIVE [laiv] (adj), LEAVE (n, v (LEFT, LEFT), LIFE (n pl. LIVES [laivz], adj), LEAF (n pl. LEAVES)
No boat could in such a storm.
A cigar burnt a hole in the carpet.
The average of steel rails.
I've my notebook on the subway.
The contest is brought to you from London.
Few authors write their own .
She nearby. (PRESENT)
Who gave you to go?
The wound an ugly scar. (PAST)
She the question alone, so would I.
All trees come into .
He leads an active .
It's all only without figs.