commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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


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.


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

Industrial (industrial) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


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.


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.



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.


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 () - 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 () - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (lutem) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (i qetë) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (krejt) - I am quite happy today.


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?



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 () - 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.


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.



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

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


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

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


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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