Common Mistakes 8
Complete the following sentences with the words from the box. Some words may be used more than once.
only | apart | except | beside | otherwise | besides | instead | rather
Jimmy got all eight answers right.
from her house in Brighton, she also has a villa in Italy.
Diane was dressed all in red
for a black lace collar.
He was standing right
her at the time.
Alec will be playing
of me on Sunday.
I want to talk about something
kids and illness!
She was slightly bruised but
the best ingredients.
Did you talk to anyone else
I think I'll have a cold drink
ONLY (adverb) nobody or nothing except
six students turned up.
OTHERWISE (adverb) apart from that
I'm tired, but
APART FROM (preposition) except for
the last question.
BESIDE (preposition) next to
Who's that standing
INSTEAD OF (preposition) in the place of
I decided to call
BESIDES (preposition) in addition to
I've got no family
RATHER THAN (adverb) instead of
She writes at a desk
EXCEPT FOR (preposition) apart from
I had nothing on