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Farther / Further - Exercise 2

Direction: Choose the correct word in each sentence below. When you have finished, click on the "Check My Work" button to view the answers.

1. I'm sure that (   ) explanation would help you understand this difficult concept.

2. Every week Jerry runs (   ) on the trail in an effort to train for the Boston Marathon.

3. If he were to study before tests, he could possibly work (   ) towards a scholarship.

4. The ants crawl (   ) up the hill towards their home in the cool, dark earth.

5. The (   ) Garfield walked from the kitchen, the more his tummy growled for spaghetti.

6. My dad wants me to (   ) my education by attending graduate school this summer.

7. Miss Piggy took Kermit for a stroll down their driveway, trying to convince him (   ) that he needed to obey without complaint.

8. In the dictionary, (   ) refers to a physical distance where as (   ) refers to figurative space.

9. The (   ) my spoon sinks into the ice cream tub, the (   ) my stomach expands.

10. If I were to bike one mile (   ) my legs might turn to Jell-O.


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