commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words

A

Accept (прихватити) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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


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

Excess (вишак) - Excess of everything is bad.


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

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

Confess (признати) - You must confess your fault.


Addicted (завистан) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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


Assay (тест) - 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 (изменити) - Nothing is left in this city to be altered.


B

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

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


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

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


Bat (шишмиш) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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


Beat (победити) - They will beat the thief.

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


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

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


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

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

C

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

Calender (машина за глачање) - Every washerman has a calender.


Check (проверавати) - Check your temper.

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


Cite (навести) - Cite an example.

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Clean (чист) - The room is clean.

Clear (јасно) - The water is clear.


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

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


Coma (кома) - My wife in a coma.

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


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

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

D

Dear (драг) - My father is dear to me.

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Die (умрети) - He died of fever.

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


Discover (открити) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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


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

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


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

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

Drought (суша) - Drought destroyed the crops.

E

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

Illegible (нечитак) - Your handwriting is illegible.


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

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


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

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

F

Far (далеко) - 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 (храна) - 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 (цвет) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (брашно) - Bread is made with flour.


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

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


Fast (брзо) - The horse runs fast.

First (први) - Faridul is the first boy.


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

Flesh (месо) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.

G

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

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

H

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

Listen (слушати) - Listen to what i say.


Human (људски) - To err is human.

Humane (хуман) - He is humane by nature.


Hard (тврд) - He works hard.

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


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

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


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

Honourable (частан) - Khaled is an honourable man.


Historic (историјски) - This is a historic Place.

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

I

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

Industrial (индустријски) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.

J

Jealous (љубоморан) - 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 (касније) - He reached later than all others.

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


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

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


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

Live (живети) - We live in the village.


Lovable (симпатичан) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (диван) - Her appearance is very lovely.


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

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

M

Meat (месо) - We get meat from cow.

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


Main (главни) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (грива) - The lioness has no mane.


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

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

 

O

Official (званичник) - It is an official matter.

Officious (наметљив) - He is officious by nature.


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

Ordnance (борбена техника) - There is an ordnance factory at Gazipur.

P

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

Pen (хемијска оловка) - Pen is mighter than sword.


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

Pet (Кућни љубимац) - The cat is a pet animal.


Peace (мир) - We want peace.

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


Paper (папир) - We write on paper.

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


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

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


Populous (насељен) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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


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

Pare (паре) - 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 (лични) - 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 (стас) - 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 (молите се) - We should pray to allah.

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

Q

Quiet (миран) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (прилично) - I am quite happy today.

R

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

Refuse (одбити) - He refused to hear me.


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

Registrar (матичар) - 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 (седети) - Please sit down.


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

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


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

Sweet (сладак) - These mangoes are very sweet.


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

Sell (продати) - He is selling his products.


Soul (душа) - The soul never dies.

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


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

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


Story (прича) - 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 (неко време) - Sometime, he was a teacher of this school.

Sometimes (понекад) - He sometimes come here.


Stationary (непокретан) - The sun is stationary.

Stationery (прибор за писање) - I am going to a stationery shop to buy a pencil.


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

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


Social (друштвени) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (друштвен) - He ia a sociable man.

T

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

Tell (рећи) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (Реп) - A tiger has a long tail.


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

Taste (укус) - Honey tastes sweet.

 

U

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

Urbane (учтив) - His urbane manners pleased us.

V

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

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



W

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

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


Weak (слаб) - He is very weak.

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

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


Wear (носити) - He always wear hat.

Wire (жица) - This is an electric wire.

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