Here are some more paired words that sound the same. Review them, and then use them in
your writings and speech.
He formally asked the girl to the banquet.
formerly: in the past
The new soldier had formerly lived in Duluth, Minnesota.
Did you hear that animal’s howl?
here: this place; sentence starter
I placed the card right here, and now it is gone.
Here are the finalists in our contest.
The contest has grown in its importance.
it’s: contraction for it + is
It’s going to be a good beach day tomorrow.
The new bathing suit felt too loose on the swimmer.
lose: to fail; the opposite of ‘‘to find’’
The coach did not want to lose the game in that manner.
Did you lose your keys at the park?
Please be quiet in the library.
quite: to a high degree
Winston was quite tall for his age.
Most people prefer peace over war.
piece: a portion or part
May I have a piece of pepperoni pizza, please?