Confusing usage words part five

  • farther: (adjective and adverb) used to designate a physical distance
    This woman shot the arrow much farther than I did.
    further: (adjective and adverb) additional
    Let’s wait for further instructions before we do anything else.
    healthful: (adjective) that which brings about good health; wholesome
    Doctor Geiger told his patient to eat a more healthful diet.

  • healthy: (adjective) having good health; well; sound
    If you want to remain healthy into old age, exercise and eat good
    foods.
    in: (preposition, adjective, adverb) within
    Sis was in the dentist’s chair for thirty minutes.

  • into: (preposition) from the outside to the inside of
    Sis walked into the dentist’s office at 2:20 this afternoon.
    leave: (verb) to exit; to let be or stay
    Most of the children and their parents had to leave once the weather
    changed.

  • let: (verb) to allow; to permit
    Will you let me take care of your dog while you go on vacation?
    liable: (adjective) legally responsible
    Because the chipped stoop caused the delivery person to fall, the
    homeowner was liable for damages.
    likely: (adjective and adverb) probable; reasonable to be expected
    After we saw that ominous sky, we felt that a storm was likely.