Sit or Set?

V. Bell

Sit means to rest on one's buttocks.

Set means to put in a place or to adjust.

Read each sentence below carefully and choose the correct word.


  1. The five year old girl found it difficult to (sit,set) still during story time at school.
  2. Links to reference material:
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    Your answer:


  3. David carelessly (sit,set) the pork chops on the table where the dog could reach them, and it did.
  4. Your answer:


  5. Every applicant for the job must (sit,set) and wait for at least an hour before being interviewed.
  6. Your answer:


  7. Ruth says her life is so hectic now that she (sits, sets) her keys in unusual places like in the refrigerator.
  8. Your answer:


  9. Jerry (sit,set) his alarm for 5 a.m. so that he would not be late for his first day at his new job.
  10. Your answer:



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