Directions: Choose the best words to complete each sentence. Use each word once.

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1. How much money do you _____________?

2. Jim’s test score was the lowest in the class. All of the _____________ students got higher scores.

3. Luis and Jorge played in a soccer _____________ after school.

4. If we ______________ we’ll be able to catch the bus.

5. This coffee is way too ______________. I can’t even drink it.

6. You should never look ______________ on another person because of his or her occupation.

7. The police are keeping _____________ of where Mustafa goes every day.

8. An ______________ was placed for three large pepperoni and sausage pizzas.

9. President Obama was really on _____________ of things during the debate.

10. Does anyone know who these books _______________ to?

11. An accident on the highway created a big _______________ during the late afternoon commute.

12. You can keep your schoolwork organized in a _______________.

13. We should occasionally _______________ the ideas and motives of our leaders, but we should do so respectfully.

14. Belinda is ______________ for attention. She’ll do just about anything to get people to notice her.

15. Be careful! If you _____________ those two chemicals, there will be an explosion.

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