Can You Complete These 20 Difficult Phrases?

The English language is a tricky beast! How good are you at the crucial skill of using English properly? Take our quiz to find out!

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He took a plane to a _______ country.
fourein
forign
foreign

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____ not the worst thing in the world.
It's
Its
Its'

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There are ____ many people on this train.
to
two
too

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You always have to consider cause and ________.
effact
effect
affect

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She is shorter _____ her sister.
thin
than
then

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_____ is a distinct difference between the two arguments.
Their
They're
There

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There are ______ different kinds of ice cream flavors
ninety
ninty
ninthy

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You should _________ consider going to a doctor.
definitely
defiantly
definately

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The excessive violence in the movie was ___________.
unnecassary
unnecessary
unnecesary

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You shouldn't _______ her apology.
accept
except
axecept

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She _______ a stern warning from her manager.
receipted
received
recieved

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She seemed ______ genuine in her apology.
truthly
truly
truely

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______ not a bad person, don't worry.
you're
your
there

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You should not run in school, _______ for in gym class.
except
accept
axcept

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Every afternoon we ___ down and rest for an hour.
lie
lay
lied

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She's a very self-_______ person.
conscious
conscience
concious

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I've _________ made some bad decisions.
ocasionally
occasionaly
occasionally

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Samuel _______ broke the cardboard down in the compactor.
all ready
allready
already

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He was _________ when his mother dropped him off at school.
embarrassed
embbarassed
embarrased

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Mayor Margaret was ________ shamed for the corrupt way she ran the town.
publicity
publicly
publically

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Well...it might be time to study up on your "tough-to-spell words" knowledge. You got a couple of the super easy ones right, but you're not going to look so hot in professional e-mails or correspondences if you mess up some of the words in this quiz!

B+, English Major

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Right!
Well, you missed quite a few on this quiz, but you still did better than a lot of people would with the words featured here. Thousands of people manage to both their spelling every day. Great work here!

A+, Language Legend

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Even with a plus-sized quiz like this one, you fall into the highest ranking category possible. Even if you did miss a few, you still rank higher than several people would at this kind of quiz - thousands of people make spelling mistakes with these words every single day!
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1
He took a plane to a _______ country.
fourein
forign
foreign
2
____ not the worst thing in the world.
It's
Its
Its'
3
There are ____ many people on this train.
to
two
too
4
You always have to consider cause and ________.
effact
effect
affect
5
She is shorter _____ her sister.
thin
than
then
6
_____ is a distinct difference between the two arguments.
Their
They're
There
7
There are ______ different kinds of ice cream flavors
ninety
ninty
ninthy
8
You should _________ consider going to a doctor.
definitely
defiantly
definately
9
The excessive violence in the movie was ___________.
unnecassary
unnecessary
unnecesary
10
You shouldn't _______ her apology.
accept
except
axecept
11
She _______ a stern warning from her manager.
receipted
received
recieved
12
She seemed ______ genuine in her apology.
truthly
truly
truely
13
______ not a bad person, don't worry.
you're
your
there
14
You should not run in school, _______ for in gym class.
except
accept
axcept
15
Every afternoon we ___ down and rest for an hour.
lie
lay
lied
16
She's a very self-_______ person.
conscious
conscience
concious
17
I've _________ made some bad decisions.
ocasionally
occasionaly
occasionally
18
Samuel _______ broke the cardboard down in the compactor.
all ready
allready
already
19
He was _________ when his mother dropped him off at school.
embarrassed
embbarassed
embarrased
20
Mayor Margaret was ________ shamed for the corrupt way she ran the town.
publicity
publicly
publically

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