sound a like words part three

Sound a like words Part Three

Here is the third set of sound-alike words. Study and use them well.
  • plain: not adorned; piece of land
    She wore a plain dress to the event.
    The horses moved quickly across the plain.
    plane: a piece of aircraft
    How heavy is that plane with all those passengers aboard it now?
  • principal: the school’s leader; the most important
    The committee met in the principal’s office.
    This highway is the principal road in this county.
    principle: rule of conduct or main fact
    Jeremiah could readily understand that science principle.
  • their: owned by a group
    Their clubhouse was made by Frank Miller.
    there: place; sentence starter
    He lives right there.
    There are many reasons to vote for Brianna Feller.
    they’re: contraction for they + are
    They’re moving to Canada after the school year ends.
  • theirs: possessive of their
    That boat is theirs.
    there’s: contraction for there + is
    There’s my dad on his motorcycle.
  • to: preposition; start of an infinitive
    He went to school.
    ‘‘To be’’ is an infinitive.
    too: more than enough
    Perry was too tired to run fast.
    two: one plus one
    Two people were approaching the door.
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  • complete and simple predicates
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  • complex sentences
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  • compound prepositions and the preposition adverb question
  • compound subject and compound predicate
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  • First Capitalization List
  • indefinite pronouns
  • Indefinite pronouns and the possessive case
  • introducing clauses
  • introducing phrases
  • Irregular Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
  • irregular verbs part one
  • irregular verbs part two
  • Italics Hyphens and Brackets
  • Misplaced and dangling modifiers
  • More Apostrophe Situations
  • More subject verb agreement situations
  • Parentheses Ellipsis Marks and Dashes
  • Periods Question Marks and Exclamation Marks
  • personal pronouns
  • pronouns and their antecedents
  • Quotation Marks Part Three
  • Quotation Marks Part One
  • Quotation Marks Part Two
  • reflexive demonstrative and interrogative pronouns
  • Regular Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
  • regular verb tenses
  • Second Capitalization List
  • sentences fragments and run on sentences
  • singular and plural nouns and pronouns
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  • subject and verb agreement
  • subject complements predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives
  • subject verb agreement situations
  • the adjective
  • the adjective clause
  • the adjective phrase
  • the adverb
  • the adverb clause
  • the adverb phrase
  • The Apostrophe
  • the appositive
  • The Colon
  • The coordinating conjunction
  • the correlative conjunction
  • the direct object
  • the gerund and gerund phrase
  • the indirect object
  • the infinitive and infinitive phrase
  • The nominative case
  • the noun
  • the noun adjective pronoun question
  • the noun clause
  • the object of the preposition
  • the participle and participial phrase
  • The possessive case
  • The possessive case 2
  • The possessive case and pronouns
  • the preposition
  • the prepositional phrase
  • the pronoun
  • The Semicolon
  • the subordinating conjunction
  • the verb
  • The verb be
  • the verb phrase
  • Transitive and intransitive verbs
  • types of nouns
  • types of sentences by purpose
  • Using Capital Letters
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    English Grammar
    1. That's right.
    2. That's spot on.
    3. You've hit the nail on the head. / You've nailed it.
    4. I suppose so. (use this when you agree, but you are not completely convinced)
    5. I'm afraid you're right. (use this in response to bad news, to say the bad news is correct)
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