Proof-reading: Correct word or form of word.
Choose the correct word in each of the following sentences:
- Three times he had made it clear to MacDonald that he
did not wish to accept/except his resignation.
- Nevertheless, there was still considerable scope for
policy to affect/effect the situation.
- Most environmental Non-Governmental Organizations
regard this plan as an allusion/illusion at best.
- The latter has the advantages that the list can
easily be amended/emended and kept in the patient's notes.
- It is the duty of us all to assure/ensure/insure that
an entire cultural group is not tainted by the actions of a criminal minority.
- The Boards of Directors of each airline would be
appointed by the Cabinet, and their profits and losses would be born/ borne by
- The aims of Boniface and Chrodegang
complemented/complimented each other.
- The strategies in Axelrod's computer were
- They are more than 300 of the world's most
eminent/imminent climate scientists - in government service as well as in
- Bodlund and her colleagues find that, despite
anticipated economic/economical growth of 54 per by the year 2010, total
Swedish electricity-demand could decline by 25 per cent.
- Only one contestant appeared and at the end of the
prescribed/proscribed waiting period, he asked for the non-appearance of his
adversary to be legally recorded.
- In the Vedic period the abstract idea of time was
regarded as the fundamental principal/principle of the universe.
- Even though the task of pedalling on a
stationary/stationery bicycle was equally demanding at all times, it was felt
by the volunteers to be most difficult to achieve in the middle of the night.
- Bacon wished to chart a root/route by which to go
where no one had gone before.
- An Act passed/past in that year gave power to the
court to make an adoption order.
- At first sight/site the failure of conditioned
suppression to show context specificity looks like evidence against the notion.
- One can waive/wave one's rights by consenting, but
not by promising.
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