Using Allude vs Elude


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The words 'allude' and 'elude' are both what part of speech?

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1. Two words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings, like 'allude' and 'elude', are called what?


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My boss _____ to giving me a raise soon, but wouldn't say for sure.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet combo, you will be looking at the words 'allude' and 'elude' and their correct use in sentences. Questions focus on the part of speech for both words and choosing the correct word to complete a given sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You are asked about the following subjects in the questions for the quiz:

  • Words that sound alike but are spelled differently
  • 'Allude' and 'elude' as parts of speech
  • Using one of the words in a sentence
  • A sentence with both word choices

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you know the term for words that sound identical but have different meanings and spellings
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about parts of speech
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to choose the correct word in a given sentence

Additional Learning

To better understand both words, look into the lesson titled Using Allude vs Elude. There, you can find the following additional material:

  • Why 'alude' and 'elude' are commonly mixed up
  • Different definitions of 'elude'
  • Examples of 'allude' and 'elude' in sentences