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Ask your teacher, “What’s the difference between ________ and __________?” accept vs excep t | advice vs advise affect vs effect | a lot/alot/allot all ready vs already | all right vs alright | allude vs elude | alone vs lonely altogether vs all together | ambivalent vs indifferent any vs some | any one vs anyone apart vs a part | at vs in been vs gone | beside vs besides bored vs boring | borrow vs lend bought vs brought | by vs until career vs carrier vs courier | check vs control | come over vs overcome complement vs compliment concentrate vs concentrated | council vs counsel councillor vs counsellor | curious vs interesting data vs datum | decent vs descent defrost vs melt do or make | discreet vs discrete don't have to vs mustn't | downside vs underside dress up vs get dressed | driving test vs test drive effect vs affect | e.g. or i.e. | either or vs neither nor either vs as well / too enquire vs inquire | enquiry vs inquiry every day vs everyday | excited vs exciting expand vs expend | experience vs experience(s) fewer vs less | for vs since (time) | get dressed vs dress up good vs well | gone vs been hard vs hardly | hear vs listen | heroin vs heroine | he's vs his holiday vs the weekend | homework vs housework "How do you do?" vs "How are you?" I vs me | improve vs improvise inquire vs enquire | inquiry vs enquiry interested vs interesting | interesting vs curious lay vs lie | lay down vs lie down | less vs fewer look after vs look for | look at vs watch look forward(s) | look forward to look over vs overlook | loose vs lose massage vs message | me vs I | me vs my | moan vs mourn morning vs mourning moral vs morale | most vs the most | most vs mostly nor vs or overtake vs takeover / take over personal vs personnel | practice vs practise precede vs proceed | principal vs principle quiet vs quite vs quit raise/rise | regard vs regardless vs regards remember vs remind | replay vs reply said vs told | see vs watch | shortage vs shortness so vs such | some vs any | stationary vs stationery take care vs take care of | that/which/who | to/too/two| there/their/they're trainer vs trainee | travel/trip/voyage/journey used to vs used to do wander vs wonder | what vs which | who vs whom wrong vs wrongly learnenglish.de/mistakes/CommonMistakes.htm 1
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http://writing2.richmond.edu/writing/wweb/ conford.html a good list http://esl.about.com/library/quiz/bl_confusi ng1.htm fun tests http://www.alphadictionary.com/articles/co nfused_words.html 250 confusing words http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/page/26 6 wow. . Oxford! It must be good. 2
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Homophones a very short little insignificant English word eh an interrogative utterance acts things done ax chopping tool ad short for advertisement add short for addition adds performs additions ads more than one advertisement adze axe-like tool ade fruit beverage aid to assist aide an assistant aerie eagle's nest airy breezy aero of aircraft arrow slender, pointed shaft affect to change effect result ail sick ale
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