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Do You Know Which English Word Fits?

There are some tricky words and phrases in the English language. While we might think it’s strange to say, people from other countries sometimes say English is the strangest language in the world, and the hardest to learn. How well do you know your native tongue? Take our quiz to find out!

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Which of the following is correct?
three mooses
three meese
three moose

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You can put the desk down over:
there
their
they're

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Be careful with that medicine, it is known to cause strange side:
effects
affects
effect

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If you were to move by someone in traffic, what did you do to them?
past
passed

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I need you to ________ these documents into two different folders.
separate
seperate
separete

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You pronounced that word incorrectly. This is the correct:
pronunciation
pronounciation

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Tina's parents __________ from Spain.
emigrated
immigrated
integrated

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When you are tired, you should ______ down.
laid
lay
lie

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You were ___________ go to the store and pick up milk.
suppose to
supposed to
suppose

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Which of the following is the correct use of the phrase?
for all intents and purposes
for all intensive purposes
for all intents of purposes

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She was finally able to ________ a response from her angry husband.
illicit
illecit
elicit

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It's not about that, it's about the ________ of the matter.
principal
principle
principel

C+, Grappling with Grammar

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This quiz really stumped you hard! It's okay though, you just have to study up on the tricky aspects of the English language a bit more. It's all relatively easy once you sit down and try to remember the distinctions. Use this quiz as a starting point!

B+, Grammar Great

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You nailed a solid portion of these, so great work there! As for the ones you didn't, some of these are incredibly tricky, and are used incorrectly more often than correctly. So it's understandable that you missed a few!

A+, English Expert

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You should definitely be considered an expert of the English language. Some of these are incredibly tricky and are used incorrectly more often than correctly, but they weren't going to stop you! Great job!
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1
Which of the following is correct?
three mooses
three meese
three moose
2
You can put the desk down over:
there
their
they're
3
Be careful with that medicine, it is known to cause strange side:
effects
affects
effect
4
If you were to move by someone in traffic, what did you do to them?
past
passed
5
I need you to ________ these documents into two different folders.
separate
seperate
separete
6
You pronounced that word incorrectly. This is the correct:
pronunciation
pronounciation
7
Tina's parents __________ from Spain.
emigrated
immigrated
integrated
8
When you are tired, you should ______ down.
laid
lay
lie
9
You were ___________ go to the store and pick up milk.
suppose to
supposed to
suppose
10
Which of the following is the correct use of the phrase?
for all intents and purposes
for all intensive purposes
for all intents of purposes
11
She was finally able to ________ a response from her angry husband.
illicit
illecit
elicit
12
It's not about that, it's about the ________ of the matter.
principal
principle
principel

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