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Write C if the italicized word is used correctly. Write 1if the word is used incorrectly. 1.

Make sure to misplace your money so that you will always have it.

2.

The orangutans at the zoo swung so gracefully from the trees.

3.

The tigers in the aquarium loved to run and play.

4.

The greedy man loved philanthropy. He never offered to help anybody.

5.

The box broke when he overloaded it with books.

6.

The mechanics of computers intrigue me.

7.

The longevity of the rat was fifty centimeters.

8.

Plants will thrive if they are not given any water.

9.

The naughty girl always obeyed her mother.

10.

The ultimate result of the game was a win for the home team.

11.

Some people play the lottery in hopes that they will improve their lives.

12.

Paying for gasoline before pumping it is a norm.

13.

I probed the audience because I didn’t want to hear what they had to say.

14.

Waiting your turn in line is a social convention.

15.

My dog is a great reptile.

16.

I insulated my room with blankets to keep the loud noises out.

17.

She was the recipient of the grand prize.

18.

Someday, I will write my father’s autobiography.

19.

I don’t want to play with you anymore. You make up arbitrary rules as we play.

20.

The store clerk was so gracious. He helped me find everything I was looking for.

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