Confusing Vocabulary

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Amid (amidst) + singular mass uncountable nouns or countable nouns with more abstract meaning 1. My dream home sets amid magnificent rolling countryside. 2. Amid a crowd were heard someone’s prayers. 3.Детальніше
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Twins, we are not always very much alike / like in appearance.The house looks alike / like a barn.It's alike / like when we were unmarried.She's not at all alike / like her mother.The baby is more alike / like his grandmother than his father.Детальніше
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I have cleaned the house except for / except the bathroom. The house was quiet except / except for the noise of washing machine.He does nothing except for / except eat all day. She is not interested in anything except for / except skiing.Детальніше
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She excepted / accepted his present unwillingly.Eventually she was persuaded to accept / except an offer of marriage.Everything is arranged accept / except for the tickets and passports.I except / accept him as the greatest expert in astrology.Детальніше
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1. His unfair decision affected /effected everybody’s life. 2. Nicotine adversely effects / affects the functioning of the heart and arteries. 3. The tragedy affected / effected my psyche strongly. 4.Детальніше
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1. The title “Garden of Eden” is a Biblical allusion / illusion. 2. Allusion / Illusion is a statement that refers to something indirectly. 3. The illusion / allusion of the house made people think that all the things inside were topsy-turvy. 4.Детальніше
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