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Exercise : -ible and -able Spelling Exercise 2

In the following sentences, the final four letters are omitted from each -ible or -able word. Complete each word with the appropriate ending.

1. Last night's movie about the invis____ man was so incred____ that it was laugh____.

2. My irrespons____ little brother is usually kept away from anything break____.

3. Are these new clothes really comfort____, or do people only wear them because they are fashion____?

4. I think I would be less irrit____ if my professors were more flex____.

5. I don't think voting twice in national elections is permiss____.

6. It's always valu____ to have a friend who is depend____.

7. My employer said that it isn't suit____ to have a secretary whose handwriting is illeg____.

Answer: -ible and -able Spelling Exercise 2

In the following sentences, the appropriate endings are included here. Correct answers are in bold and incorrect answers are in italics.

1. Last night's movie about the invisible man was so incredible that it was laughable.

2. My irresponsible little brother is usually kept away from anything breakable.

3. Are these new clothes really comfortable, or do people only wear them because they are fashionable?

4. I think I would be less irritable if my professors were more flexible.

5. I don't think voting twice in national elections is permissible.

6. It's always valuable to have a friend who is dependable.

7. My employer said that it isn't suitable to have a secretary whose handwriting is illegible.

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