commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words

A

Accept (прифати) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

Except (прифати) - Except Oveget, I will not attend her cultural function.


Access (пристап) - The class caption has free access to the Headmaster.

Excess (вишокот) - Excess of everything is bad.


Adapt (адаптираат) -He adapted himself to the new school.

Adept (вешти) - He is adept in Nazrul song.

Adopt (донесе) - Don't adopt unfair means in the examination.


Advice (совети) - Last night My father gave me a good advice.

Advise (советуваат) - My all well wishers advised me to go through a book.


Affect (влијаат) - Excess labor must affect your body.

Effect (ефект) - The effects of war are not good.


Ascent (искачување) - The ascent to the mountain is not a easy task.

Assent (согласност) - I need your assent regarding this matter.


Admit (Признавам) - Mukul admits that he was wrong.

Confess (Признавам) - You must confess your fault.


Addicted (зависник) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

Devoted (посветен) - Munir is devoted to all newspaper technical support.


Assay (анализа) - Plabon always assays to help others.

Essay (есеј) - I am writing an essay on discipline.


Altar (олтар) - The goat was sacrificed on the altar.

Alter (смени) - Nothing is left in this city to be altered.


B

Bag (торба) - Hafez has a wonderful laptop bag.

Beg (бег) - The older man is begging from door to door.


Bad (лошо) - Never try to mingle with the bad boys.

Bed (кревет) - I must go to the bed as I feel sleepy.


Bat (лилјак) - Bats do not lay eggs.

Bet (залог) - I bet, You will lose the match.


Beat (победи) - They will beat the thief.

Bit (малку) - Mukul ate every bit of his cake.


Berth (чамец) - Poor people can not reserve a berth in the train.

Birth (раѓање) - The cow gave birth to a culf yesterday.


Beside (покрај) - His house is beside the field.

Besides (покрај) - Besides this , He has plenty of wealth.

C

Calendar (календар) - I gave him a calendar of 2014.

Calender (календар) - Every washerman has a calender.


Check (проверете) - Check your temper.

Cheque (проверете) - I gave him a cheque of TK. 500.


Cite (цитираат) - Cite an example.

Site (сајт) - This is the new site of our school.

Sight (пред) - Her eye-sight is defective.


Coarse (крупни) - She can not eat coarse rice.

Course (курс) - The ship has changed his course.


Corps (кор) - A corps of soldiers was sent to the flood affected area.

Corpse (труп) - A corpse is lying by the road.


Childish (детски) - I don't like your childish manners.

Childlike (детска) - He is liked by everybody for his childlike simplicity.


Council (совет) - Ramih is the new chairman of the Union council.

Counsel (совет) - My teacher gave a good counsel.


Clean (чиста) - The room is clean.

Clear (јасно) - The water is clear.


Custom (обичај) - The custom is no longer in vogue.

Costume (костимот) - You should not wear fancy costume.


Coma (кома) - My wife in a coma.

Comma (запирка) - Put a comma (.) after the verb.


Canon (канон) - A society has its own canons.

Cannon (топови) - The soldiers use cannons in the battle field.

D

Dear (мил) - My father is dear to me.

Deer (елен) - There are many deer in the Sundarbans.


Drown (удави) - The boy was drowned in the river.

Sink (мијалник) - The boat sank in the river.


Disease (болест) - He is suffering from skin disease.

Decease (смрт) - Do you know the time of your decease ?.


Dairy (млечни) - Have you ever visited the Sirajgonj dairy farm.

Diary (дневник) - It is good to keep a diary.


Die (умре) - He died of fever.

Dye (боја) - The cloth is dyed in fast colour.


Discover (откријат) - Columbus discovered America fever.

Invent (измислуваат) - Charle's Babbage invented the computer.


Deny (одрече) - Simu denied all charges against her.

Refuse (одбиваат) - The servant refused to obey his orders.


Draft (предлог) - Make a draft of the petition.

Draught (предлог) - He drank the water of the glass at one draught.

Drought (суша) - Drought destroyed the crops.

E

Eligible (право) - He is not eligible for the post.

Illegible (нечитлив) - Your handwriting is illegible.


Eminent (еминентни) - Dr. Haque is an eminent scholar.

Imminent (непосредна) - I saved him from an imminent danger.


Expect (очекуваме) - I expect that he will pass.

Hope (се надевам) - I hope you are well today.

F

Far (досега) - The market is not far from the village.

Fur (крзно) - The cat has soft fur all over it's body.


Fair (фер) - She is a fair girl.

Fare (билет) - What is the bus fair from Dhaka to Sirajgonj?


Farm (фарма) - There is an agricultural farm at Gazipur.

Firm (фирма) - He is a firm in his ideas.


Flower (цвеќе) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (брашно) - Bread is made with flour.


Farther (подалеку) - They will go farther than expected.

Further (понатаму) - Further explanation is necessary to solve this problem.


Fast (брзо) - The horse runs fast.

First (првиот) - Faridul is the first boy.


Flash (флеш) - I saw a flash of lightning in the sky.

Flesh (месо) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.

G

Gaol (затвор) - The thief was sent to the gaol.

Goal (цел) - What is the goal of your life?

H

Hear (слушаат) - I can not hear your voice.

Listen (слушаат) - Listen to what i say.


Human (човековите) - To err is human.

Humane (хуман) - He is humane by nature.


Hard (тешко) - He works hard.

Herd (стадо) - A herd of sheep is grazing in the field.


Hail (поздравуваат) - The captain was hailed by all.

Hale (Хејл) - I am quite hale and hearty.


Honorary (почесниот) - He is the honorary member of our club.

Honourable (чесен) - Khaled is an honourable man.


Historic (историски) - This is a historic Place.

Historical (историски) - Because of historical fact English is spoken all over the world.

I

Industrious (прилежен) - Industrious people never fail in life.

Industrial (индустриски) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.

J

Jealous (љубоморни) - He is jealous of my success.

Zealous ( Notice: Undefined index: zealous in /var/www/html/server/commonly-confused-words.php on line 197 ) - Munir is a zealous worker.

L

Later (подоцна) - He reached later than all others.

Latter (вториот) - Karim and Rahim are two brothers; The former is a doctor and latteris a teacher.


Last (последните) - Nasir is the last boy in the class.

Latest (најновите) - This is the latest design of the car.


Leave (остави) - Nasir is leaving the hotel today.

Live (во живо) - We live in the village.


Lovable (обичен) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (прекрасна) - Her appearance is very lovely.


Lose (изгуби) - They may lose the match today.

Loose (лабава) - Oveget has put on a loose shirt.

M

Meat (месо) - We get meat from cow.

Meet (Среќавајте) - I intend to meet him tomorrow.


Main (главните) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (грива) - The lioness has no mane.


Moral (моралните) - He bears a good moral character.

Morale (моралот) - They may win as their morale is very high.

 

O

Official (официјален) - It is an official matter.

Officious (досаден) - He is officious by nature.


Ordinance (уредба) - A new ordinance has been promulgated.

Ordnance (убојни средства) - There is an ordnance factory at Gazipur.

P

Pan (тава) - She is making the omelet with a pan.

Pen (пенкало) - Pen is mighter than sword.


Pat (туп) - The teacher is patting the child on the shoulder.

Pet (миленик) - The cat is a pet animal.


Peace (мир) - We want peace.

Piece (парче) - I want a piece of paper.


Paper (хартија) - We write on paper.

Pepper (бибер) - Don't take much pepper with curry.


Person (лице) - Samiur Rahman is an honest person.

Parson (свештеник) - We went to a parson to take moral ideas.


Populous (население) - Dhaka is a populous city.

Popular (популарни) - Mawlana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani was a popular leader.


Pair (пар) - I shall buy a pair of red shoes.

Pare (Споредете) - Pare the nails as they look ugly.


Patrol (патрола) - The policeman are patrolling the city streets.

Petrol (бензин) - We use petrol in the motorcars.


Personal (лично) - Don't read my personal diary.

Personnel ( Notice: Undefined index: personnel in /var/www/html/server/commonly-confused-words.php on line 255 ) - He is an army personnel.


Physic (медицина) - Nature is a better physic than any other medicine.

Physique (фигура) - He has a good physique.


Pity (штета) - Have pity for the poor.

Piety (побожност) - He is respected for his piety.


Practice (пракса) - You need constant practice to write a better hand.

Practise ( Notice: Undefined index: practise in /var/www/html/server/commonly-confused-words.php on line 264 ) - He practises swimming everyday.


Pray (молете) - We should pray to allah.

Prey (плен) - The tiger is a beast of prey.

Q

Quiet (тивко) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (доста) - I am quite happy today.

R

Refuge (засолниште) - Many people seek refuge in highlands during flood.

Refuse (одбиваат) - He refused to hear me.


Register (регистрирани) - Your name has been struck off the register.

Registrar (регистратор) - Mr. Hadi was the registrar of the Rajshahi University.


Role (улога) - In the drama He played the role of hero.

Roll (ролна) - What is your roll number?

 

S

Seat (седиште) - Please have your seat.

Sit (седат) - Please sit down.


See (види) - I see a bird in the nest.

Sea (морето) - The Bay of Bengal is a sea.


Sweat (пот) - He earns by the sweat of his brow.

Sweet (слатки) - These mangoes are very sweet.


Sale (продажба) - I have kept my freeze for sale.

Sell (се продава) - He is selling his products.


Soul (душата) - The soul never dies.

Sole (единствена) - He is the sole owner of this company.


Staff (вработените) - All members of the office staff were present in the meeting.

Stuff (ствари) - It is made of soft stuff.


Story (приказна) - Please tell me a very funny story.

Storey ( Notice: Undefined index: storey in /var/www/html/server/commonly-confused-words.php on line 301 ) - It is a multi storeyied building.


Sometime (некаде) - Sometime, he was a teacher of this school.

Sometimes (понекогаш) - He sometimes come here.


Stationary (во мирување) - The sun is stationary.

Stationery (канцелариски материјал) - I am going to a stationery shop to buy a pencil.


Ship (брод) - Rana went to America by ship.

Sheep (овци) - Many sheep are grazing in the field.


Social (социјална) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (друштвени) - He ia a sociable man.

T

Tale (приказна) - It was a tale of adventure.

Tell (кажам) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (опашка) - A tiger has a long tail.


Test (тест) - He sat for the admission test.

Taste (вкус) - Honey tastes sweet.

 

U

Urban (урбанистички) - I do not prefer urban life.

Urbane (урбана) - His urbane manners pleased us.

V

Vain (залудно) - Your all attempts will go in vain.

Vein (вена) - Blood flows through the vein to the heart.



W

Wander (талкаат) - He wandered here and there for the whole day.

Wonder (се прашувам) - Computer is one of the wonders of modern science.


Weak (слаб) - He is very weak.

Week (недела) - I shall visit trade fair on next week.

Wick (фитил) - The wick of the candle has been completely burnt.


Wear (носат) - He always wear hat.

Wire (жица) - This is an electric wire.

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