Wear/Were/Where

M. P. Moore

Read the statements below carefully and write in the correct word. Remember the differences between the words.

Wear is to grate (v.) or to clothe (v.)

Were is the past plural of the verb is

Where means "at what place" (adv.)


  1. (Wear/Were/Where) there a better way to combat the problem, I assure you that I would choose a different solution.
  2. Links to reference material:
    Do you want to learn more about these words?

    Your answer:


  3. Since we obviously do not know (wear/were/where) to go from here, should not we stop and ask someone for directions?
  4. Your answer:


  5. Observe him in any social setting, and time how quickly his abrasive humor starts to (wear/were/where) on most people's nerves.
  6. Your answer:


  7. I never guessed that the reason you rarely said a word to me was that you (wear/were/where) shy. I just assumed you disliked me.
  8. Your answer:


  9. Since the party is an informal one, feel free to (wear/were/where) whatever suits you.
  10. Your answer:



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