Exercises – Confusing Words

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Exercises

Choose the correct verb carry or wear.

  1. Joseph a bottle of water with him all the time. take something with you everywhere you go|present simple, 3rd person singular → carries
  2. At my school, we have to a uniform.have something on your body i.e. clothes|present simple, infinitive construction → wear
  3. We are not allowed to nail polish or make-up.have something on your body i.e. nail polish/make-up|present simple, infinitive construction → wear
  4. The injured footballer was off the field on a stretcher.take someone from one place to another|past simple → carried
  5. My sister glasses.have something on your body i.e. glasses| present simple, 3rd person singular → wears

Complete the sentences with carry or wear.

  1. The box was heavy so she asked her neighbour to it upstairs for her.take something from one place to another|past simple, infinitive construction → carry
  2. Is Lucy the girl who her hair in a pony tail?style your hair in a particular way|present simple 3rd person singular → wears
  3. It’s very trendy for men to beards these days.have facial hair|present simple, infinitive construction → wear
  4. It’s not a good idea to a lot of money when you travel.take something with you everywhere|present simple, infinitive construction → carry
  5. Can you the shopping inside?take something from one place to another|present simple, question → carry

Choose the correct verb carry or wear.

  1. The waiter the plates into the kitchen.take something from one place to another|past simple, regular verb → carried
  2. The little girl was tired so her father her home.take something from one place to another|past simple, regular verb → carried
  3. It’s important to sunscreen to protect your skin.have something on your body i.e. sunscreen|present simple, infinitive construction → wear
  4. Today, Miranda is socks and sandals. Is that a new fashion tend or something?have something on your body i.e. socks and sandals|present progressive → wearing