by Kitty Nash
"Award" means to bestow an honor or object by a considered decision. Example: The principal gave academic awards to the top students.
"Reward" is something given in return for something done, either good or evil. Example: He was rewarded with cookies.
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- Click the word that correctly completes each sentence.
- For her outstanding academic performance, the (award) (reward) goes to Mary.
- For turning in the lost wallet, Bill received a (award) (reward).
- The championship trophy was (awarded) (rewarded) to the team.
- You will be (awarded) (rewarded) for your hard work.
- The judge (awarded) (rewarded) a large cash settlement.
- A citizens' (award) (reward) was presented to all the firemen who had saved a life.
- The jury (awarded) (rewarded) a large cash settlement to the defendant.
- The state is giving a cash (award) (reward) for information concerning that criminal case.
- Your (award) (reward) for living a good life will be many friends.
- Doing well in your academic studies brings its own (awards) (rewards).