Spelling Test Exercise (277)

A word is misspelled in each of the following sentences. Provide the proper spelling for the misspelled word in each one.

Answers and Explanations

1. The French word "chauffeur" was originally applied to the operator of a steam engine. Then, because the first motorcars were steam-driven, the French applied the term to motorcar drivers.

2. Our friends in Germany always send our children an Advent calendar in plenty of time to count the days until Christmas.

3. Yes, I do want to join you for lunch sometime, but tomorrow I have a dental appointment, Friday, I’ll be in a workshop all day, and on Saturday I must mow the grass and trim the hedges.

4. According to the author, the protagonist truly loves the heroine, but I don’t think a man in love would have deceived her about his involvement with the crime syndicate.

5. Because Victor Laszlo’s importance to the French Resistance is vital, Rick Blaine sacrifices his love for Ilsa to the greater cause.

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