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Confusing Verbs: Raise / Rise
TRANSITIVE - needs an object
VERB FORMS: raise - raised - raised - raising
INTRANSITIVE - no object
VERB FORMS: rise - rose - risen - rising
TO RAISE =
to lift something,
to bring to maturity,
to set upright by lifting or building
TO RISE =
to move upward (without assistance)
to move upright from a lying, kneeling, or sitting position
to return from death
her hand to wave at her friend.
The store always
Hot air balloons
from the sofa.
The sun has already
from the dead in horror movies!
READ the sentence, CHOOSE the answer, and get your score instantly!
1) If you have a question, please ____ your hand.
2) When the child released the balloon, it ____ .
4) Oh no! The skunk is ____ his tail! Look out!
When a skunk's tail ____, it's a danger sign. It's going to spray you with a terrible smell!
5) The farmer is ____ chickens and pigs.
6) Oh no! My landlord ____ my rent again. I must pay $50.00 more each month!
7) ____ rent prices are a serious problem in some cities.
8) Heard at major sporting events: "Please ____ for the National Anthem."
9) The people ____ to their feet to sing the National Anthem.
10) At major sporting events the flag is also ____ as the anthem is sung.
correct answers out of 10
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