CBSE Class 7 English - Homographs

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CBSE Class 7 English - Homographs

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Q1. Refer to the following list containing homographs:

A homograph is a group (usually a pair) of words that are spelled the same way, but have different

meanings. They may or may not be pronounced the same way.

1. arms: part of our body arms: weapons

2. ball: round object for playing ball: a kind of dance

3. bit: a small piece of something bit: past tense of bite

4. top: highest point top: a toy that spins

5. well: satisfactory well : hole dug for water

6. bow: weapon for shooting arrows bow: bend for greeting or respect

7. can: metal container can: to be able to do something

8. fair: honest fair: complexion

9. fine: high quality fine: money paid as punishment

10. fly: insect fly: move through the air with wings

11. light: not heavy light: not dark

12. watch: a small clock worn on the wrist watch: look at

13. lie: false lie: place oneself in a flat position, rest

14. match: stick used to light fire match: equal match: game

15. miss: fail to hit miss: unmarried woman or girl

16. present: not absent present: gift

17. ring: round, circle ring: sound of a bell

18. shed: small shelter shed: get rid of

19. second: after the first second: unit of time

20. play: to participate in a sport

play: theatre item

Now, read the following sentences, then write other sentences that

changes the meaning of the underlined homograph.

1. Birds fly in the sky.

2. The mountaineer reached the top of the peak.

3. I can solve this sum.

4. I love to play with my friends.

Q2. Research more on homographs and find 4 more homographs and form 4 new

sentences with them.

Q3. You may also paste pictures of homographic words, if you wish.


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