commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words

A

Accept (қабул) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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


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

Excess (барзиёдӣ) - Excess of everything is bad.


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

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

Confess (зътироф) - You must confess your fault.


Addicted (майл) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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


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

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


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

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


B

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

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


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

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


Bat (муши паррон) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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


Beat (зада) - They will beat the thief.

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


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

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


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

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

C

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

Calender (calender) - Every washerman has a calender.


Check (санҷед) - Check your temper.

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


Cite (даъват кардан) - Cite an example.

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Clean (тоза) - The room is clean.

Clear (равшан) - The water is clear.


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

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


Coma (кома) - My wife in a coma.

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


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

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

D

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Die (мурдан) - He died of fever.

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


Discover (кашф) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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


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

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


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

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

Drought (хушксолӣ) - Drought destroyed the crops.

E

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

Illegible (холдингии) - Your handwriting is illegible.


Eminent (Бузургони қавмаш,) - Dr. Haque is an eminent scholar.

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


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

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

F

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

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


Fair (намоишгоҳ) - She is a fair girl.

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


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

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


Flower (гул) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (орд) - Bread is made with flour.


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

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


Fast (зуд) - The horse runs fast.

First (аввал) - Faridul is the first boy.


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

Flesh (тан) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.

G

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

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

H

Hear (гӯш кардан) - I can not hear your voice.

Listen (гӯш кардан) - Listen to what i say.


Human (инсон) - To err is human.

Humane (одамгарӣ) - He is humane by nature.


Hard (мушкил) - He works hard.

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


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

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


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

Honourable (мӯҳтарам) - Khaled is an honourable man.


Historic (таърихӣ) - This is a historic Place.

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

I

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

Industrial (саноатӣ) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.

J

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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.

L

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

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


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

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


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

Live (зинда) - We live in the village.


Lovable (номдор) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (хушрӯ) - Her appearance is very lovely.


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

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

M

Meat (гӯшт) - We get meat from cow.

Meet (вохӯрӣ кардан) - I intend to meet him tomorrow.


Main (асосӣ) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (ёл) - The lioness has no mane.


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

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

 

O

Official (мансабдор) - It is an official matter.

Officious (officious) - He is officious by nature.


Ordinance (Ба ҳукми китоби) - A new ordinance has been promulgated.

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

P

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

Pen (перо) - Pen is mighter than sword.


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

Pet (ҳайвони хонагӣ) - The cat is a pet animal.


Peace (сулҳ) - We want peace.

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


Paper (коғаз) - We write on paper.

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


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

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


Populous (сернуфузи) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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


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

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


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

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


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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.


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

Physique (бияфзудааст) - He has a good physique.


Pity (таассуф) - Have pity for the poor.

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


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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.


Pray (дуо кардан) - We should pray to allah.

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

Q

Quiet (ором) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (тамоман) - I am quite happy today.

R

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

Refuse (рад) - He refused to hear me.


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

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


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

Roll (лӯлапеч) - What is your roll number?

 

S

Seat (курсии) - Please have your seat.

Sit (нишастан) - Please sit down.


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

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


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

Sweet (ширин) - These mangoes are very sweet.


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

Sell (фурӯхтан) - He is selling his products.


Soul (ҷон) - The soul never dies.

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


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

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


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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.


Sometime (дар баъзе маврид) - Sometime, he was a teacher of this school.

Sometimes (баъзан) - He sometimes come here.


Stationary (беҳаракат) - The sun is stationary.

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


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

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


Social (иљтимої) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (одамдӯст) - He ia a sociable man.

T

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

Tell (мегӯям,) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (дум) - A tiger has a long tail.


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

Taste (мазза) - Honey tastes sweet.

 

U

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

Urbane (urbane) - His urbane manners pleased us.

V

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

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



W

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

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


Weak (суст) - He is very weak.

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

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


Wear (пӯшидан) - He always wear hat.

Wire (сим) - This is an electric wire.

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