Thursday, January 14, 2016

Spelling Answers!

Here are the answers from yesterday.  How did you do?

1.  We have to (chose or choose) to tell the truth.

The answer is choose--rhymes with news.  Present tense.  See http://www.gingersoftware.com/english-online/spelling-book/confusing-words/choose-chose



2.  I flipped a coin and (chose or choose) heads. (past tense)

The answer is chose, rhymes with hose.  Past tense of choose.  See http://www.gingersoftware.com/english-online/spelling-book/confusing-words/choose-chose


3.  Can you (loose or lose) weight?

The answer is lose, and rhymes with news (like choose).  See this:  http://www.gingersoftware.com/english-online/spelling-book/confusing-words/loose-lose or this:  http://grammarist.com/usage/loose-lose/


4.  My clothes are (loose or lose) because I lost weight.

The answer is loose and it rhymes with goose.  See this:  http://www.gingersoftware.com/english-online/spelling-book/confusing-words/loose-lose or this:  http://grammarist.com/usage/loose-lose/


5.  The king sat on the (thrown or throne).

The answer is throne.  That's the big chair for a leader.  See this:  http://the-word-blog.com/2010/01/10/throne-vs-thrown/

6.  The ball was (thrown or throne) to me.

The answer is thrown.  It's the past participle of throw.  See this:  http://the-word-blog.com/2010/01/10/throne-vs-thrown/


So how did you do?  If you didn't know these, commit them to memory.

Have a good one!
Markee/SweetTale Books

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