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Glossary of Usage: Common Usage Problems Warriner’s Ch. 10.

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1 Glossary of Usage: Common Usage Problems Warriner’s Ch. 10

2 1. anywheres  anywhere 2. among  between 3. illusions  allusions 4. of  have 5. and  to 6. and etc.  etc. 7. excepted  accepted 8. can’t hardly  can hardly 9. kind of a dog  kind of dog 10. ways  way 11. inside of  inside 12. like  as if 13. Less  Fewer 14. off of  off 15. beside  besides 16. hammer at  hammer Diagnostic Test pp

3 17. nowheres  nowhere 18. same  it 19. them  those 20. dog he  dog 21. being that  since 22. like  as if 23. bursted  burst 24. Leave  Let 25. haven’t  have Diagnostic Test pp (continued)

4 1. between 2. affected 3. effected 4. except 5. as fast as 6. take 7. among 8. except 9. broken 10. bring 11. allusion 12. Since 13. accepted 14. is 15. a 16. Everywhere Ex. 1 pp

5 17. anywhere 18. besides 19. an 20. take 21. break 22. illusion 23. affected 24. Bring 25. besides 26. as far as 27. affect 28. broke 29. excepted 30. allusion Ex. 1 pp (continued)

6 1. implied 2. discovered 3. inferred 4. doesn’t 5. well 6. My aunt 7. well 8. Immigration 9. discovered 10. fewer 11. emigrated 12. well 13. invented 14. well 15. fewer 16. doesn’t 17. have 18. less 19. have 20. immigrate Ex. 2 pp

7 1. let 2. respectfully 3. off 4. sort of 5. as; as 6. Let 7. respectfully 8. Let 9. taught 10. Let 11. inside 12. off 13. have 14. let 15. teach 16. as if 17. ought 18. let 19. teach 20. rather Ex. 3 pp. 250 – 251

8 1. where  that 2. is  occurs 3. which  who (or that) 4. same  it 5. them  those 6. is where  means that 7. relieved some  somewhat relieved 8. Them  These (or Those) 9. some  somewhat 10. which  who 11. where  that 12. them  those (or these) 13. them  those 14. then  than 15. this here  this 16. same  it Ex. 4 pp. 253 – 254

9 17. and  to 18. where  that 19. when they repeat  repeating 20. This here  This Ex. 4 pp. 253 – 254 (continued)

10 1. fewer 2. teach 3. that 4. somewhere 5. than 6. etc. 7. ought not 8. doesn’t 9. have 10. discovered Review Ex. A p. 254

11 Review Ex. B pp Answers will vary

12 1. have 2. have; well 3. kind of 4. doesn’t 5. Inside 6. as if 7. have 8. among 9. have; have 10. doesn’t; that 11. infer 12. emigrated 13. effect 14. accept 15. Because 16. respectively 17. Besides 18. taught Review Ex. C pp. 255 – 256

13 19. illusion 20. as if 21. take 22. affect 23. let 24. affect 25. respectfully 26. anywhere 27. sort of 28. this 29. way 30. fewer Review Ex. C pp. 255 – 256 (continued)

14 1. haven’t only  have only 2. sort of  rather 3. hadn’t ought  ought 4. of  have 5. can’t hardly; can hardly 6. didn’t hardly know  hardly knew (or didn’t know); of  have 7. which  who (or that); didn’t need but  needed only 8. Them  Those 9. This here  This; what  that 10. Hadn’t you aught to try and  Shouldn’t you try to 11. them  those; are at  are Exercise pp

15 12. don’t hardly seem  hardly seems 13. that there  that; no  any 14. of  have; of  have; no  a 15. didn’t have nothing  had nothing (or didn’t have anything) 16. is  occurs 17. wasn’t scarcely  was scarcely; less  fewer 18. soret of  somewhat (or rather) 19. where  that; them  those 20. some  somewhat Exercise pp (continued)

16 21. don’t  doesn’t; nothing  anything; don’t  doesn’t; nothing  anything 22. kind  kinds 23. and  to; some  somewhat 24. Leave  Let; can’t hardly  can hardly (or can’t) 25. don’t have but  has only Exercise pp (continued)

17 Writing Application A p. 258 Answers will vary

18 1. wasn’t no  wasn’t any (or was no) 2. emigrated  immigrated 3. being that  since 4. can’t hardly  can hardly 5. an  a 6. raised  rose 7. which  who (or that) 8. Leave  Let 9. same  it 10. kind of  rather 11. off of  off 12. had ought  ought 13. all the farther  as far as 14. like  as if Ch. 10 Review: Posttest 1 pp

19 15. excepted  accepted 16. seller he  seller 17. among  between 18. can’t hardly  can hardly 19. and etc.  etc. 20. busted  broken 21. of  have 22. inferred  implied 23. like  as if 24. where  that 25. Them  Those Ch. 10 Review: Posttest 1 pp. 259 – 260 (continued)

20 1. A sight gag is one that depends on action, not on speech. Ch. 10 Review: Posttest 2 pp. 250 – 251

21 1. A sight gag is one that depends on action, not on speech. 2. Since the lights were out, we thought nobody was at home. 3. Since my sister can hardly stand the sight of spiders, my brother loves to try to tease her with them. 4. We ought not to have bought this kind of car; we should have bought one that has fewer things wrong with it. 5. Haven’t I seen you before somewhere? 6. The audience was laughing so loudly we could hardly hear the lines of the play. Ch. 10 Review: Posttest 2 pp. 250 – 251

22 7. If we hadn’t had jobs last summer, we couldn’t have bought the hockey equipment that we wanted. 8. You can hardly get water out of this faucet; it must be broken. 9. This lotion ought to have helped your poison ivy somewhat. 10. He jumped off the diving board, made some kind of wrong movement, and scraped his back slightly. 11. My grandmother likes watching music videos, but you can hardly get her to admit it. 12. We have only one canteen of water left; we’d better try to make it last. Ch. 10 Review: Posttest 2 pp. 250 – 251 (continued)

23 13. These old magazines that she’s been saving aren’t good for anything, are they? 14. My baby sister tries to help somewhat, but she is rather clumsy. 15. Is this as far as the bus goes, or does it go on a way? 16. We could hardly get all those bricks loaded into the wheelbarrow; there was scarcely room. 17. Since this is a holiday, hardly any of those stores are open. 18. There isn’t any kind of fish I can’t catch with these special worms. Ch. 10 Review: Posttest 2 pp. 250 – 251 (continued)

24 19. I read in this book that there’s a new way that dogs can be trained. 20. My father knew he could hardly check all those figures by himself. 21. Ought you not try to make fewer mistakes? 22. This is a person that (or who) can do those jobs well. 23. It doesn’t seem right that Judy always has to do all those dishes. 24. I might have left my books in the band room because I left there in rather a hurry. 25. With those players, there wasn’t anybody we couldn’t have beaten (or was nobody we couldn’t have beaten). Ch. 10 Review: Posttest 2 pp. 250 – 251 (continued)

25 ) Usage Mastery Review: Cumulative Test Ex. A p. 262

26 11. who 12. him 13. whom 14. him 15. I 16. whoever 17. them 18. Who 19. me 20. they Usage Mastery Review: Cumulative Test Ex. B pp. 262 – 263

27 21. had blown 22. had broken (or broke) 23. lay 24. had ridden 25. drank 26. laid 27. took (or had taken) 28. rose (or had risen) 29. shrank 30. burst Usage Mastery Review: Cumulative Test Ex. C p. 263

28 31. Seeing  When the drivers saw 32. Rewrite as:  The success that he longed for came to him after many hears of working long hours and taking few vacations. 33. careful  carefully 34. could be seen  we could dimly see 35. more harder  harder 36. worser  worse 37. Waiting  Though I waited 38. CORRECT! 39. best  better 40. Insert “taking” between “to” and “tests” Usage Mastery Review: Cumulative Test Ex. D pp. 263 – 264 Some of these answers could vary.

29 41. can’t hardly  can hardly 42. wasn’t no  was no 43. CORRECT! 44. infers  implies 45. illusions  allusions 46. CORRECT! 47. of  have; set  sit 48. among  between 49. laid  lay; brought  took 50. all the farther  as far as; infers  implies Usage Mastery Review: Cumulative Test Ex. E p. 264 – 265


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