Confusing Words test (19)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    Every December, the children pray for snow because they love going on ..... rides on Christmas Eve.
  • 2
    If you want to fight your speeding ticket, you must appear in traffic ..... to defend your position on the 15th of the month.
  • 3
    Parents are constantly reminding their children to eat ..... of their vegetables at supper time.
  • 4
    Can you please ..... about a cup of cheese right away so we can put it on the pizza?
  • 5
    In the past, people used ..... for soap-making. Nowadays, many people feel that it's too strong and harsh, so they opt for more gentle substances.
  • 6
    ..... is used as a main ingredient in many baked products.
  • 7
    If you want to make southern fried chicken, you should use a deep ..... because you will need a lot of peanut oil.
  • 8
    The personnel department has interviewed many possible candidates for the job. They want to ..... someone by the end of the month.
  • 9
    The couple decided to go with the larger ..... because they are going to have about 250 guests attending their wedding reception in June.
  • 10
    As the raft went down the river rapids, the guide lost an ......

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