Here are some more paired words that sound the same. Review them, and then use them in
your writings and speech.
formally: in a refined way
He formally asked the girl to the banquet. formerly: in the past
The new soldier had formerly lived in Duluth, Minnesota.
hear: to use the ears to pick up sounds
Did you hear that animalís howl? here: this place; sentence starter
I placed the card right here, and now it is gone.
Here are the finalists in our contest.
its: personal pronoun for the neuter-gender words
The contest has grown in its importance. itís: contraction for it + is
Itís going to be a good beach day tomorrow.
loose: opposite of tight
The new bathing suit felt too loose on the swimmer. lose: to fail; the opposite of ĎĎto findíí
The coach did not want to lose the game in that manner.
Did you lose your keys at the park?
quiet: opposite of loud
Please be quiet in the library. quite: to a high degree
Winston was quite tall for his age.
peace: opposite of war
Most people prefer peace over war. piece: a portion or part
May I have a piece of pepperoni pizza, please?
Lets face it. Traveling with the kids does take extra effort. Sometimes the parents need time alone in order to truly unwind. A lot of people think that they are being neglectful as parents if they do not take the children along with them, says Then, also author of Women Who Stay With Men Who Stray. But, its very important as a couple to get away alone, even if its just for one or two days. This is the time for couples to focus on what they like about each other. The parents love and time for each other can help build a strong foundation for the family.