commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words

A

Accept (تایید کنید) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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


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

Excess (اضافی) - Excess of everything is bad.


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

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

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


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

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


Affect (تاثیر می گذارد) - Excess labor must affect your body.

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


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

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


Admit (اقرار کردن) - Mukul admits that he was wrong.

Confess (اعتراف کردن) - You must confess your fault.


Addicted (معتاد) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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


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

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


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

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


B

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

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


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

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


Bat (خفاش) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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


Beat (ضرب و شتم) - They will beat the thief.

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


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

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


Beside (در كنار) - His house is beside the field.

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

C

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

Calender (فشار دهنده) - Every washerman has a calender.


Check (بررسی) - Check your temper.

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


Cite (استناد) - Cite an example.

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Clean (تمیز) - The room is clean.

Clear (واضح) - The water is clear.


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

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


Coma (اغماء) - My wife in a coma.

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


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

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

D

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

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


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

Sink (فرو رفتن) - The boat sank in the river.


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

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


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

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


Die (مردن) - He died of fever.

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


Discover (كشف كردن) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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


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

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


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

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

Drought (خشکی) - Drought destroyed the crops.

E

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

Illegible (ناخوانا) - Your handwriting is illegible.


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

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


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

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

F

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

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


Fair (نمایشگاه) - She is a fair girl.

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


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

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


Flower (گل) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (ارد) - Bread is made with flour.


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

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


Fast (سریع) - The horse runs fast.

First (اولین) - Faridul is the first boy.


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

Flesh (گوشت) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.

G

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

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

H

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

Listen (گوش بده) - Listen to what i say.


Human (انسان) - To err is human.

Humane (مهربان) - He is humane by nature.


Hard (سخت) - He works hard.

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


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

Hale (بی نقص) - I am quite hale and hearty.


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

Honourable (محترم) - Khaled is an honourable man.


Historic (تاریخی) - This is a historic Place.

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

I

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

Industrial (صنعتی) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.

J

Jealous (حسود) - 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 (بعد) - He reached later than all others.

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


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

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


Leave (ترک کردن) - Nasir is leaving the hotel today.

Live (زنده) - We live in the village.


Lovable (دوست داشتنی) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (دوست داشتني) - Her appearance is very lovely.


Lose (از دست دادن) - They may lose the match today.

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

M

Meat (گوشت) - We get meat from cow.

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


Main (اصلی) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (یال) - The lioness has no mane.


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

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

 

O

Official (رسمی) - It is an official matter.

Officious (فضول) - He is officious by nature.


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

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

P

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

Pen (خودکار) - Pen is mighter than sword.


Pat (اهسته دست زدن به) - The teacher is patting the child on the shoulder.

Pet (حیوان خانگی) - The cat is a pet animal.


Peace (صلح) - We want peace.

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


Paper (کاغذ) - We write on paper.

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


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

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


Populous (پرجمعیت) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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


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

Pare (پوست کندن) - Pare the nails as they look ugly.


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

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


Personal (شخصی) - 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 (مسهل) - Nature is a better physic than any other medicine.

Physique (هیکل) - He has a good physique.


Pity (ترحم) - Have pity for the poor.

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


Practice (تمرین) - 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 (نماز خواندن) - We should pray to allah.

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

Q

Quiet (ساکت) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (کاملا) - I am quite happy today.

R

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

Refuse (رد) - He refused to hear me.


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

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


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

Roll (نورد) - What is your roll number?

 

S

Seat (صندلی) - Please have your seat.

Sit (نشستن) - Please sit down.


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

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


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

Sweet (شیرین) - These mangoes are very sweet.


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

Sell (فروختن) - He is selling his products.


Soul (روح) - The soul never dies.

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


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

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


Story (داستان) - 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 (چند وقت) - Sometime, he was a teacher of this school.

Sometimes (گاهی) - He sometimes come here.


Stationary (ساکن) - The sun is stationary.

Stationery (لوازم التحرير) - I am going to a stationery shop to buy a pencil.


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

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


Social (اجتماعی) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (دوستانه) - He ia a sociable man.

T

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

Tell (گفتن) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (دم) - A tiger has a long tail.


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

Taste (طعم) - Honey tastes sweet.

 

U

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

Urbane (مقرون به ادب) - His urbane manners pleased us.

V

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

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



W

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

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


Weak (ضعیف) - He is very weak.

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

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


Wear (پوشیدن) - He always wear hat.

Wire (سیم) - This is an electric wire.

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