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QUIZ: Catch these sneaky sound-alike words in your writing

by Pamela Nelson | Oct 12, 2017   ()

Students learn early about homophones—words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings. But even professionals who write every day can use the wrong sound-alike word. An ordinary word processing program’s spelling checker will not find these misused homophones, so writers have to know which word is correct. Refresh your knowledge of common homophones by choosing the right word for these seven sentences.

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Source: Journal of Accountancy

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