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Level 5: Advanced >> Vocabulary Worksheets >> Worksheet to help students overcome difficulties associated with similar or confusing words in English and also some false friends.

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Confusing Words Worksheet

Choose one word to fill each space in the following sentences.

1. Hi Jane. I was wondering if you could _________________ my cat for a few days while I am away on vacation.

2. John _________________ me yesterday that he is getting married in the spring.

3. Do you think I could _________________ £35 from you until next weekend?

4. This programme about the dinosaurs is very _________________.

5. The dress looked horrible on her! _________________, she still bought it.

6. If we don't run now, we will certainly _________________ the last train.

7. I'm sorry Kathy! Can you repeat that? I didn't _________________ what you said.

8. Because of the scandal, the politician was forced to _________________.

9. I had an all-expenses-paid business _________________ to Hong Kong last May. It was wonderful!

10. This spring, we are going to _________________ a house up at the lakes. Do you want to join us?

11. The actors gave good, strong performances. It was the _________________ that was so unbelievable.

12. New York is found on the east _________________ of the United States.