Can You Correct These Tricky Sentences?

Do you think you have the grammar know how to correct these tricky sentences in one shot? Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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The baby was getting too hot, Michael ________what he could to cool her.
Did
Therefore, did
Tried to do
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When Margaret comes home each afternoon, she ______ her coat on the chair by the door.
Lays
Lies
Laid
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Our youth group is lead by _________ Davis.
Pastor
Pasture
Paster
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Marianne hoped to find a new job, _______ would let her earn money during the school year.
one that
the kind that would
so that
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Everyday the woman _______ over old pictures thinking about the past.
poring
pouring
prodding
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________,__________,__________, are Timon's favorite ways of getting around.
Walking, biking, driving
To walk, to bike, and also drive
To walk, biking, and to drive
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The top of a mountain is commonly known as a _________.
peak
pique
peek
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________________________, is a perfect example of jaywalking.
Crossing the street in the middle of the block
When you cross the street without a crosswalk, this,
You crossing the street in the middle of a block
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Her statement had a surprising _________ on Matthew.
effect
affect
influence
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Louis stopped to eat, fully ignoring her _________.
presence
presents
prescience
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We can ______ to a few points, but not all of them.
allude
ellude
confer
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Question 12/12

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The basic ________ was that those who worked hard would be rewarded for their efforts.
principle
principal
them
Result
You are sentence super. Despite struggling with the grammar on a few of the more difficult questions, you demonstrated an amazing grasp of English grammar, correcting sentences like a fiend!

C+, Sentence Super

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Right!
You are sentence sharp! When it comes to correct grammar and word usage, you are at the top of your game. Not much gets by you in the world of proper English. Virtual high five for you!

B+, Sentence Sharp

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You are a grammar genius! You impressively corrected every sentence, earning you high high marks. It's not easy to know the proper usage of certain words, but you certainly did not let that stop you. When it comes to the world of English, you are on top!

A+, Grammer Genius

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1
The baby was getting too hot, Michael ________what he could to cool her.
Did
Therefore, did
Tried to do
2
When Margaret comes home each afternoon, she ______ her coat on the chair by the door.
Lays
Lies
Laid
3
Our youth group is lead by _________ Davis.
Pastor
Pasture
Paster
4
Marianne hoped to find a new job, _______ would let her earn money during the school year.
one that
the kind that would
so that
5
Everyday the woman _______ over old pictures thinking about the past.
poring
pouring
prodding
6
________,__________,__________, are Timon's favorite ways of getting around.
Walking, biking, driving
To walk, to bike, and also drive
To walk, biking, and to drive
7
The top of a mountain is commonly known as a _________.
peak
pique
peek
8
________________________, is a perfect example of jaywalking.
Crossing the street in the middle of the block
When you cross the street without a crosswalk, this,
You crossing the street in the middle of a block
9
Her statement had a surprising _________ on Matthew.
effect
affect
influence
10
Louis stopped to eat, fully ignoring her _________.
presence
presents
prescience
11
We can ______ to a few points, but not all of them.
allude
ellude
confer
12
The basic ________ was that those who worked hard would be rewarded for their efforts.
principle
principal
them