Homophones Exercise (592)

For each sentence, choose the correct differently spelled, identically pronounced word.

  • He got mad and started _______ on me.

  • I ______ over the documents by the light of the candle.

  • She _______ me out for breaking the vase.

  • That would be a case of _________ the lily.

  • Our time in this _______ of tears is brief.

Answers and Explanations

1. He got mad and started whaling on me.

2. I pored over the documents by the light of the candle.

3. She bawled me out for breaking the vase.

4. That would be a case of gilding the lily.

5. Our time in this vale of tears is brief.

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