Your Friday Quiz

This short quiz will help you review some important writing rules. Answers appear below.

Choose the correct word:

1. I didn’t mean to (imply, infer) that she was a bad mother, but that’s what she thought I meant.

2.  We (drug, dragged) the downed tree limbs into a pile near the road.

3.  I asked Carson to show Officer Campbell and (I, me) the damage.

ANSWERS

1. I didn’t mean to (imply, infer) that she was a bad mother, but that’s what she thought I meant.

[Infer means “to figure out.” Imply means “to hint.”]

2.  We (drug, dragged) the downed tree limbs into a pile near the road.

[Drug is slang. Dragged is standard English.]

3.  I asked Carson to show Officer Campbell and (I, me) the damage.

[Shorten the sentence to find the answer: 

I asked Carson to show me the damage.  CORRECT

I asked Carson to show Officer Campbell and me the damage.  CORRECT]

Click here to download a free handout about pronoun rules (I, me, she, her, he, him, and so on].

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