commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words

A

Accept (pranoj) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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


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

Excess (i tepërt) - Excess of everything is bad.


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

Adept (i aftë) - He is adept in Nazrul song.

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

Confess (rrëfej) - You must confess your fault.


Addicted (addicted) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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


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

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


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

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


B

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

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


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

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


Bat (shkop) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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


Beat (rrah) - They will beat the thief.

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


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

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


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

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

C

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

Calender (kalandroj) - Every washerman has a calender.


Check (kontrolloj) - Check your temper.

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


Cite (citoj) - Cite an example.

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

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


Coarse (i trashë) - She can not eat coarse rice.

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Clean (i pastër) - The room is clean.

Clear (qartë) - The water is clear.


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

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


Coma (komë) - My wife in a coma.

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


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

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

D

Dear (i dashur) - My father is dear to me.

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Die (vdes) - He died of fever.

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


Discover (zbuloni) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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


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

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


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

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

Drought (thatësirë) - Drought destroyed the crops.

E

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

Illegible (i palexueshëm) - Your handwriting is illegible.


Eminent (i shquar) - Dr. Haque is an eminent scholar.

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


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

Hope (shpresoj) - I hope you are well today.

F

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

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


Fair (i drejtë) - She is a fair girl.

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


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

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


Flower (lule) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (Miell) - Bread is made with flour.


Farther (më larg) - They will go farther than expected.

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


Fast (shpejt) - The horse runs fast.

First (i parë) - Faridul is the first boy.


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

Flesh (mish) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.

G

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

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

H

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

Listen (dëgjoj) - Listen to what i say.


Human (njerëzor) - To err is human.

Humane (i njerëzishëm) - He is humane by nature.


Hard (i vështirë) - He works hard.

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


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

Hale (i shëndetshëm) - I am quite hale and hearty.


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

Honourable (i nderuar) - Khaled is an honourable man.


Historic (historik) - This is a historic Place.

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

I

Industrious (i zellshëm) - Industrious people never fail in life.

Industrial (industrial) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.

J

Jealous (xheloz) - 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 (më vonë) - He reached later than all others.

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


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

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


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

Live (jetoj) - We live in the village.


Lovable (i dashur) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (bukuroshe) - Her appearance is very lovely.


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

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

M

Meat (Mish) - We get meat from cow.

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


Main (kryesor) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (jele) - The lioness has no mane.


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

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

 

O

Official (zyrtar) - It is an official matter.

Officious (i bezdisur) - He is officious by nature.


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

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

P

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

Pen (stilolaps) - Pen is mighter than sword.


Pat (në kohën e duhur) - The teacher is patting the child on the shoulder.

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


Peace (paqe) - We want peace.

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


Paper (letër) - We write on paper.

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


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

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


Populous (populluar) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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


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

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


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

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


Personal (personal) - 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 (ilaç) - Nature is a better physic than any other medicine.

Physique (physique) - He has a good physique.


Pity (keqardhje) - Have pity for the poor.

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


Practice (praktikë) - 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 (lutem) - We should pray to allah.

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

Q

Quiet (i qetë) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (krejt) - I am quite happy today.

R

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

Refuse (refuzoj) - He refused to hear me.


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

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


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

Roll (rrotull) - What is your roll number?

 

S

Seat (vend) - Please have your seat.

Sit (ulem) - Please sit down.


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

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


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

Sweet (e embel) - These mangoes are very sweet.


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

Sell (shes) - He is selling his products.


Soul (shpirt) - The soul never dies.

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


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

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


Story (histori) - 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 (dikur) - Sometime, he was a teacher of this school.

Sometimes (ndonjehere) - He sometimes come here.


Stationary (i palëvizshëm) - The sun is stationary.

Stationery (letër shkrimi) - I am going to a stationery shop to buy a pencil.


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

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


Social (social) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (i shoqërueshëm) - He ia a sociable man.

T

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

Tell (them) - Please tell us a story.

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


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

Taste (shije) - Honey tastes sweet.

 

U

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

Urbane (i qytetëruar) - His urbane manners pleased us.

V

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

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



W

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

Wonder (pyes veten) - Computer is one of the wonders of modern science.


Weak (i dobët) - He is very weak.

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

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


Wear (vesh) - He always wear hat.

Wire (tel) - This is an electric wire.

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