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Many English words have more than one meaning. They can be used in different ways depending on the surrounding words, known as the context.

For example, a fan might keep you cool – or ask for your autograph!

Here is a list of familiar words:

  • address
  • base
  • lean
  • labor
  • skirt

Type in the word that fits correctly in both sentences.

When Estelle got tired, she would her head on Alberto's shoulder to rest.

With diet and exercise, Henry became and physically fit.

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