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Language Skills
Learning Activity 2

2-1: Homonyms

Homonyms are words that:

For example:
I made the bed.
The maid made the bed.

Read the paragraph from the text. Find the matching homonyms for the underlined words in the paragraph. Then write a sentence for each matching homonym. The first one is done for you.

This seems true. If you laugh too much or are having too good a time, you will hear of bad news the next day or so. If you are leaving to another town and are over-excited, when that day comes, it will be bad weather, or the plane might be mechanical, and then you will be disappointed. Therefore, you must try and wait patiently.

  1. seems seams
    The seams on the dress were unravelling.