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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.

The school dress code requires that boys wear pants and that girls wear a .

If we take the back road we can the downtown traffic.

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