Hononyms

Grammar note
Hononyms are words that are pronounced the same, but are spelt differently and have a different meaning.

their
there
they're

buy
by
bye

Which of the following words goes with the definition given?

1. walkway I'll aisle isle  
2. dispatched sent cent scent  
3. vision cite site sight  
4. female sheep yew ewe you  
5. boat propulsion system or oar ore  
6. taste palate pallet pallette  
7. microscopic hole poor pour pore  
8. to plant seeds sew so sow  
9. blood vessel vain vein vane  
10. watery part of milk way whey weigh  
The correct answers are marked green and the incorrect ones marked red.

A list of hononymes can be found at www.cooper.com.
An exercise on hononyms can be found at kidsfront.com.
Hononym crossword at www.esltower.com.
Hononym memory game at www.manythings.org.

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