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Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs

Vocabulary
English
Class 8

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Define and identify the use of homonyms, homophones and homographs

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In the question below are given two sentences numbered I and II. In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either misspelled or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.
I. It is on account of his extensive social service that people deify him everywhere.
II. We should not defy the authority of the Government.

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Complete the sentence with the correct homonym:
There is a ______ among the plants.

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Choose the correct homonym to complete the sentence:

I have to _____ a shirt from the selection in the shop.

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Choose the correct homonym to complete the sentence:

He and _____ will be going to the theatre tonight.

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Choose the correct word to fill the blank. Two words at A and B are provided for choice. If either of the words can be chosen, choose C and if none of the words can be chosen, then choose D as your choice.
John refused to _______ his decision.

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In the question below are given two sentences numbered I and II. In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either mis-spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.
I. Some of the African immigrants indulge in smuggling in our country.
II. Many emmigrants from India have settled in America

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Choose the correct homonym to complete the sentence:

Is there any _____ in the fridge?

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Identify the correct homophone to complete the sentence:
______ wait for the passengers to board. 

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In the question below are given two sentences numbered I and II. In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either mis-spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.
I. The white colour in our National Flag is a symbol of purity of thought.
II. The folk singers sang to the accompaniment of the cymbol.

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Choose the correct word to fill the blank. Two words at A and B are provided for choice. If either of the words can be chosen, choose C and if none of the words can be chosen, then choose D as your choice:
She has given _______ to a son.

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