Exercises – Confusing Words

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Exercises

Choose check or control.

  1. Barbara can’t see the whiteboard very well. So tomorrow she’s having her eyes .inspect something to make sure that it is correct → check
  2. If you can’t that dog, you’ll have to put it on a leash.be able to make people/things do what you want → control
  3. Police officers and paramedics must be able to a car at high speeds.be able to make things do what you want → control
  4. Rita her hair in the mirror every 5 minutes.inspect something to make sure that it is correct → check
  5. My two-year-old son has problems his emotions, it’s not easy being a toddler.be able to make things do what you want → control

Complete the senteces with check or control.

  1. the timetable before you leave. The buses don’t run very often on Sunday.find out about something|imperative → check
  2. The doctor told me to my temperature regularly.inspect something to make sure that it is correct|infinitive construction → check
  3. Martin is trying to his weight by eating only fruit and vegetables.be able to make people/things do what you want|infinitive construction → control
  4. Brittany was upset. She tried to her emotions, but couldn’t stop herself from crying.be able to make people/things do what you want|infinitive construction → control
  5. Daniel that the lights were off and the windows closed before leaving the house.inspect something to make sure that it is correct|past simple, regular verb → checked