Homonyms | Exercises with answers

Homonyms | Exercises with answers

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Exercise 1

Homonyms are words that are pronounced the same but have a different meaning. Which word is right for each sentence?

1. Which jeans are you going to ?

2. Can you  some milk for me?

3. Take a . You’re working too hard!

4. I received  from my boss.

5. My friends and I want to  across the lake.

6. Your face looks very .

7. My legs are  after the 5 mile run.

8. Why is your  so long?

9. I have  the book ten times.

10. Which  of shoes should I wear today?



  1. wear
  2. pour
  3. break 
  4. mail
  5. sail
  6. pale
  7. sore
  8. hair 
  9. read
  10. pair

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