commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words

A

Accept (అంగీకరించాలి) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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


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

Excess (అదనపు) - Excess of everything is bad.


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

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

Confess (అంగీకరిస్తున్నాను) - You must confess your fault.


Addicted (బానిస) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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


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

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


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

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


B

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

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


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

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


Bat (బ్యాట్) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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


Beat (ఓడించింది) - They will beat the thief.

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


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

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


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

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

C

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

Calender (పంచాంగ) - Every washerman has a calender.


Check (తనిఖీ) - Check your temper.

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


Cite (cite) - Cite an example.

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Clean (శుభ్రంగా) - The room is clean.

Clear (స్పష్టమైన) - The water is clear.


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

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


Coma (కోమా) - My wife in a coma.

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


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

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

D

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Die (చనిపోయే) - He died of fever.

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


Discover (కనుగొనడంలో) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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


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

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


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

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

Drought (కరువు) - Drought destroyed the crops.

E

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

Illegible (అస్పష్టంగా) - Your handwriting is illegible.


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

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


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

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

F

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

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


Fair (ఫెయిర్) - She is a fair girl.

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


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

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


Flower (పుష్పం) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (పిండి) - Bread is made with flour.


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

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


Fast (ఫాస్ట్) - The horse runs fast.

First (ప్రధమ) - Faridul is the first boy.


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

Flesh (మాంసం) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.

G

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

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

H

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

Listen (వినండి) - Listen to what i say.


Human (మానవ) - To err is human.

Humane (మానవత్వ) - He is humane by nature.


Hard (హార్డ్) - He works hard.

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


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

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


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

Honourable (గౌరవనీయ) - Khaled is an honourable man.


Historic (చారిత్రక) - This is a historic Place.

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

I

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

Industrial (పారిశ్రామిక) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.

J

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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.

L

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

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


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

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


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

Live (ప్రత్యక్ష) - We live in the village.


Lovable (lovable) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (సుందరమైన) - Her appearance is very lovely.


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

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

M

Meat (మాంసం) - We get meat from cow.

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


Main (ప్రధాన) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (మేన్) - The lioness has no mane.


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

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

 

O

Official (అధికారిక) - It is an official matter.

Officious (అధికారి) - He is officious by nature.


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

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

P

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

Pen (పెన్) - Pen is mighter than sword.


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

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


Peace (శాంతి) - We want peace.

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


Paper (కాగితం) - We write on paper.

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


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

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


Populous (జనాభా కలిగిన) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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


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

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


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

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


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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.


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

Physique (శరీరాకృతి) - He has a good physique.


Pity (జాలి) - Have pity for the poor.

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


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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.


Pray (ప్రే) - We should pray to allah.

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

Q

Quiet (నిశ్శబ్ద) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (చాలా) - I am quite happy today.

R

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

Refuse (తిరస్కరించవచ్చు) - He refused to hear me.


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

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


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

Roll (రోల్) - What is your roll number?

 

S

Seat (సీటు) - Please have your seat.

Sit (కూర్చుని) - Please sit down.


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

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


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

Sweet (తీపి) - These mangoes are very sweet.


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

Sell (అమ్మే) - He is selling his products.


Soul (ఆత్మ) - The soul never dies.

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


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

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


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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.


Sometime (కొంత) - Sometime, he was a teacher of this school.

Sometimes (కొన్నిసార్లు) - He sometimes come here.


Stationary (స్థిర) - The sun is stationary.

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


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

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


Social (సామాజిక) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (స్నేహశీలియైన) - He ia a sociable man.

T

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

Tell (చెప్పండి) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (తోక) - A tiger has a long tail.


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

Taste (రుచి) - Honey tastes sweet.

 

U

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

Urbane (మర్యాదగల) - His urbane manners pleased us.

V

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

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



W

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

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


Weak (బలహీనమైన) - He is very weak.

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

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


Wear (ధరించడం) - He always wear hat.

Wire (వైర్) - This is an electric wire.

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