小測驗 – 英語常見易混詞語

Confusing words

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近義詞是個讓不少英語學習者感到頭疼的難題,尤其是當它們的意思非常接近,詞性也完全相同時,使用起來就難上加難。辨析近義詞區別最好的方式就是憑借語意、場景和語境找出相近詞語之間的不同點。做下面的小測驗,根據場景,辨別並選出你認為最恰當的選項。

1. Which word best completes this sentence: “It ______ her being a teacher, I can’t imagine her doing anything else.”

a) fits

b) matches

c) agrees

d) suits          

2. What might a judge give a person for committing a crime?

a) A 10 year prison sentence

b) A 10 year prison period

c) A 10 year prison punishment

d) All of the above 

3. If you want to book a hotel room for one person, what should you ask for?

a) An individual room

b) An alone room

c) A single room

d) A lonely room

4. Choose the best word to complete this sentence: “The airport is ______ on the edge of the city, next to the motorway.”

a) situated

b) located

c) positioned

d) all of the above

5. Which word in this sentence describes something you get when you buy an item and is your ‘proof of purchase’?

“We decided to split the bill at the restaurant because I couldn’t get my money back on my faulty shoes as I didn’t have the receipt.”

a) bill

b) faulty

c) receipt

d) none of the above

6. Which word is NOT correct in this sentence?

“My doctor says I should ______ the amount of alcohol I drink.”

a) drop

b) reduce

c) cut

d) decrease

答案

1) d, 2) a, 3) c, 4) d, 5) c, 6) a.