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Vocabulary - SAT, TOEFL, GRE Test Preparation
3.3 Spelling Rule: er vs. or

The most common everyday words end in "er".
Examples: player, baker

If in doubt, use "or", when the meaning of the word is "one who" or "that which".
Examples: editor, conveyor


Directions: Select the words with correct spelling to match the definitions given in the questions. Use the words in sentences. Also, write five more examples each for words ending in "er" and "or".
Q 1: The person who has written a story, book, or the like.
auther
author

Q 2: Someone who paints.
paintor
painter

Q 3: One who instructs.
instructer
instructor

Q 4: One that indicates.
indicater
indicator

Q 5: One whose business is to cut hair and to shave or trim beards.
barbor
barber

Q 6: One who serves in a navy or works on a ship.
sailer
sailor

Q 7: One that supervises, controls, or manages.
director
directer

Q 8: An inclined moving moving ramp.
escalater
escalator

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