Homonyms. Worksheets throughout the week. Test Feb. 15. Homonyms. Homonyms are two or more words that have the same sound but different spellings and meanings. These homonyms cause the most trouble: Its and it’s Their, they’re, and there To, too, and two Your and you’re. It’s and Its.
Worksheets throughout the week.
Test Feb. 15
Its value cannot be measured.
It's normal for a contraction to require an apostrophe.
Their car was in the ditch.
They’re going to need a tow truck.
They are going to take the car there.
I am going to go to the mall.
I want to go to the mall too.
Which of the two malls do you want to go to?
You’re never on time.
Your sister is never on time.
Lay (lay, laid, laying) means "to put" or "to place."
Lie (lie, lay, lain, lying) means "to recline, rest, or stay" or "to take a position of rest." It refers to a person or thing as either assuming or being in a reclining position.
Base Present Present participle Past past participle
Lay lay laying laid laid
Lie lie lying lay lain
Please lay the boxes on the pallets with extreme care. I laid the message right on your desk. I had laid two other notes there yesterday. He is always laying the blame on his assistants.
Now he lies in bed most of the day.
The mountains lay before us as we proceeded west. This letter has lain unanswered for two weeks. Today's mail is lying on the receptionist's desk.
See the following website, for an alphabetical list of confusable words: