Multiple Meaning Words Practice Sheet #1
Directions: Read the underlined word in each sentence.
Circle the letter of the sentence in which
the word has the same meaning as in the original
|1. She took a trip to Florida.
A. Be careful, or you will trip!
B. We planned our trip together.
C. I trip over things very often.
|5. Mom put money into her bank account.
A. A teller works at a bank.
B. The river had a very high bank.
2. I turned on the light so I could see better.
A. The feather was very light.
B. She wore light colors because
it was going to be a hot day.
C. There is only one light in the livingroom.
6. Mary likes to come to my house and play with me.
A. He starred in our class play.
B. I like to play checkers.
C. My favorite play is "My Fair Lady."
|3. Will you check my answers for me?
A. Mom wrote a check for the fieldtrip.
B. I will check and see if the cat is
in the house.
C. If you get a check it means the answer is wrong.
|7. The peas were in a can.
A. I can do it by myself.
B. Can you help me do the dishes?
C. Mom gave me a can of peanuts for the party.
4. Will you show me how to bake a pie?
A. I want to show you my new toy.
B. I went to the show with dad.
C. My favorite television show is on tonight.
8. The sign said do not enter.
A. Please sign your name on the paper.
B. Can you sign the word cat?
C. I read the sign on the wall.
9. I have a new watch.
A. Did you watch me jump rope?
B. My watch is lost.
C. I don't watch many television shows!
10. I always receive good marks in school.
A. The marks on my report card were great!
B. My fingers left marks on the glass.
C. I have marks on my clothes where the milk spilled on them.