Sound a like words Part Three

Here is the third set of sound-alike words. Study and use them well.

  • plain: not adorned; piece of land
    She wore a plain dress to the event.
    The horses moved quickly across the plain.
    plane: a piece of aircraft
    How heavy is that plane with all those passengers aboard it now?

  • principal: the school’s leader; the most important
    The committee met in the principal’s office.
    This highway is the principal road in this county.
    principle: rule of conduct or main fact
    Jeremiah could readily understand that science principle.

  • their: owned by a group
    Their clubhouse was made by Frank Miller.
    there: place; sentence starter
    He lives right there.
    There are many reasons to vote for Brianna Feller.
    they’re: contraction for they + are
    They’re moving to Canada after the school year ends.

  • theirs: possessive of their
    That boat is theirs.
    there’s: contraction for there + is
    There’s my dad on his motorcycle.

  • to: preposition; start of an infinitive
    He went to school.
    ‘‘To be’’ is an infinitive.
    too: more than enough
    Perry was too tired to run fast.
    two: one plus one
    Two people were approaching the door.