Anagram games are a fun way to test your word play skills, and this one is no exception! Just to be sure you know what you're getting into, please note that anagrams are different words that use the same letters. Here are some examples:
SOLVE = LOVES PLATE = PETAL, LEAPT, PLEAT
If you want to learn more about solving anagrams, see our tips at the bottom of this page.
Directions: Find the word in each list that is "anagram-able." That is, find a word in which the letters can be rearranged to spell another common word.
Then, try to think of a sentence that uses both words.
Scoring your anagram game skills: Give yourself 2 points for finding the word and its anagram. Give yourself 1 more point for thinking of a (somewhat) sensible sentence that uses both words.
Here's an example.
Words: owl, bee, fox
Answer: OWL = LOW; The owl landed on a low branch.
Have fun as you try to find the anagrams and compose your own sentences! Please note that your answers may be different from ours.
1. plane, tank, boat
2. mayor, senator, governor
3. lettuce, scallion, parsley
4. couch, stool, chair
5. apricot, lemon, coconut
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6. loyal, devoted, true
7. torte, toffee, truffle
8. followed, continued, secured
9. maraschino, avocado, pomegranate
10. balcony, terrace, parlor
11. laptop, tablet, computer
12. seminar, forum, workshop
13. ankle, shoulder, finger
14. plaid, solid, striped
15. obstacle, problem, drawback
How did you do? Remember to give yourself 2 points for every correct anagram. (You may have found words that we didn't include.) Give yourself 1 more point for thinking of a sensible sentence that uses both words correctly. Your sentences will, of course, be different from ours.
40 - 45 Points: EXCELLENT!!!! You have AMAZING word skills.
32 - 39 Points: GREAT WORK!!!
25 - 31 Points: GOOD JOB!!
18 - 24 Points: NOT BAD!
10 - 17 Points: ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT
0 - 9 Points: PLAY MORE WORD GAMES to build skills. :)
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