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Which word is correct?

1. I think (there, their, they're) son is the quarterback of the team. ---> "there"

2. The strom didn't have as much (affect, effect) on our community as it did no others. ---> effect

3. He is much bigger (than, then) remember him being. ---> "than"

4. The (principle, principal) of the school graduated with my sister. ---> "principal"

5. You have no choice but to (accept, except) this decision. ---> "accept"

6. When I got home, my parents had (already, allready) left. ---> "already"

7. The streets surrounding the (capital, capitol) will be closed today. ---> "capital"

8. Did you win or (loose, lose) the game? ---> "lose"

9. She performed (good, well) on the balance beam. ---> "good"

10. These colors (complement, compliment) each other well. ---> "complement"

(Note: I’m not confident with #3 & #4 choice).

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    Re-think 1 and 9.

    For 8, is the city meant? or the building?

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    Sorry, I made a mistake for #1, the correct answer is -

    I think (there, their, they're) son is the quarterback of the team. ---> "there"

    Question #2.

    She performed (good, well) on the balance beam. ---> "well"

    (In this sentence well is an adverb that modifying the verb "performed")

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    You're right about 9. She performed well.

    For # 1, consider these examples:

    There are many players on the team.
    I live over there.

    Their house has white siding.
    Have you seen their dog?

    They're going to Disney World.
    I think they're awesome!

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    What about capitol and capital?

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    Sorry I made the same mistake again for #1

    I think (there, their, they're) son is the quarterback of the team. ---> "their"

    "Their" is a 3rd person pronoun, but in this sentence it used as a possessive adjective.

    Question #7

    The streets surrounding the (capital, capitol) will be closed today. ---> “capitol

    "Capital is the name of the most important city in the country. (2) You start a sentence with a capital letter or name a proper noun with a capital letter. (3) The capital of a bussiness.


    1. Georgetown is the capital of Guyana.

    2. My name is Mithra.

    3. The money that you have when u start a business.

    “Capitol” refers to a building in which a legislative assemble meets.

    E.g. Parliament building

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    Yes! Your answers are right now.

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    Thank you Ms. Sue and Writeacher.

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