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These exercises practise using words which have similar meanings and which are often confused. Decide which of the words should go in the gaps. Remember to put them in the correct form.

journey, travel,  trip, voyage

1. I'm going on a ________________ to Paris on Monday. I'll be back on Saturday.

2. On its first _______________ to America the Titanic hit an iceberg and sank.

3. I saw many wonderful places and met many interesting people while I was going round the world. I think ________________ is my favourite activity now.

4. I've had a very long, hard ________________ so I'd like to rest today and start work again tomorrow.

bother, care, disturb, mind, molest

5. The police arrested him and charged him with ________________ children in his care. 

6. It's OK. I don't ________________ if you bring your friend. I'd quite like to meet him, actually.

7. Look, children. I've got a lot of work to do today, so stop ________________ me and go outside and play in the garden. 

8. You never agree to do what I want, so you can just do what you like now. I really don't ________________ any more.

9. Miss Smith, if anybody calls for me, please take a message. I've got an important client and I don't want to be ________________.

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