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A ll-round versus All Around
 
Lesson 6-5
Prompt:"All-round" is an adjective meaning versatile or general. Example: He is an all-round mechanic.
 
"All around" has the meaning of being all over a given area. Example: Fir trees were all around the cabin.
Directions:Click to select the correct word usage in the following sentences.
1.As a substitute player, she had (all-round) (all around) skills for any position.
2.Have you searched (all-round) (all around) the house?
3.His (all-round) (all around) skills made him an ideal candidate.
4.She was well liked as an (all-round) (all around) personality.
5.Snow capped mountains were (all-round) (all around) the valley.
6.The shoppers shopped (all-round) (all around) the store.
7.A good student has (all-round) (all around) skills.
8.The debate club desires (all-round) (all around) speakers.
9.The club placed notices (all-round) (all around) the school.
10.The visitors looked (all-round) (all around) the school for the gym.
11.A player who is versatile is a player who has (all-round) (all around) skills.
12.A person who searches all over a city means that the person has been (all-round) (all around) the city.
13.A worker who has good general skills is a worker with (all-round) (all around) skills.
14.(All-round) (All around) the city the streets were flooded.
15.We are looking for a cook with (all-round) (all around) skills.
16.We have flown (all-round) (all around) the country.
17.A person with good general skills has (all-round) (all around) ability.
18.They danced (all-round) (all around) the dance floor.
19.As a textbook, I would consider it as an (all-round) (all around) reference book.
20.A versatile writer is a writer with (all-round) (all around) writing skills.