English DepartmentThe Open UniversitySHOHAMLogout OU Student English DepartmentThe Open UniversitySHOHAMLogin OU Student
header login
beta version
ambiguous
Exercise 1 - Understanding meaning
Ambiguous means that something can have more than one meaning and can be understood in two different ways.

For example:

The teacher’s instructions were so ambiguous that we didn’t know what she wanted us to do.

Her answer was ambiguous: Some of us thought she wanted us to go with her and some of us thought that she wanted to go alone.
Which answers are closest in meaning to ambiguous?
Click on 3 correct answers.

This page requires FLASH
To install FLASH go to
Get Adobe Flash player

next
previous next next previous exercise 6 exercise 5 exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 2 Flash card for ambiguous exercise 6 exercise 5 exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 1 Flash card for ambiguous exercise 6 exercise 5 exercise 4 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for ambiguous exercise 6 exercise 5 exercise 3 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for ambiguous exercise 6 exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for ambiguous exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for ambiguous exercise 5 exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for ambiguous
Preview release – please send us your comments
All rights reserved Copyright © The Open University of Israel