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This exercise practises using two sets of 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; bother, care, disturb, mind, molest

1. I'm going on a business (1) to Paris on Monday. I'll be back on Saturday.

2. Look, children. I've got a lot of work to do today, so stop (2) me and go outside and play in the garden.

3. On its first (3) to America the Titanic hit an iceberg and sank.

4. It's OK. I don't (4) if you bring your friend to the party. I'd quite like to meet him, actually.

5. I saw many wonderful places and met many interesting people while I was going round the world. I think (5) is my favourite activity now.

6. Miss Smith, if anybody calls for me, please take a message. I've got an important client and I don't want to be (6) .

7. I've had a very long, hard (7) back from Tokyo, so I'd like to rest today and start work again tomorrow.

8. The police arrested the teacher and charged him with (8) children in his care.

9. You never agree to do what I want, so you can just do what you like now. I really don't (9) any more.