commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (кабыл алуу) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (ашыкча) - Excess of everything is bad.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Admit (кабыл алуу) - Mukul admits that he was wrong.

Confess (моюнга алуу) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (көз каранды) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

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

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

Altar (курмандык чалынуучу жай) - The goat was sacrificed on the altar.

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


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

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

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

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

Bat (жар канат) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (уруу) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

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

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


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

Calender (Calender) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (текшерүү) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (мисал кылуу) - Cite an example.

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

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

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

Course (Албетте,) - The ship has changed his course.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Clean (таза) - The room is clean.

Clear (ачык) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (кимге) - My wife in a coma.

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

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

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


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

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

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

Sink (жууна турган жер) - The boat sank in the river.

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

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

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

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

Die (өлүү) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (ачуу) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

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

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

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

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

Drought (кургакчылык) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (жараксыз) - Your handwriting is illegible.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Fair (туура) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (гүл) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (ун) - Bread is made with flour.

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

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

Fast (орозо) - The horse runs fast.

First (алгачкы) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (чийки эт) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (угуу) - Listen to what i say.

Human (адам) - To err is human.

Humane (адамкерчиликтүү) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (катуу) - He works hard.

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

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

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

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

Honourable (урматтуу) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (тарыхий) - This is a historic Place.

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


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

Industrial (өнөр жайлык) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


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

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

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

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

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

Live (жашоо) - We live in the village.

Lovable (жакшынакай) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (жакшынакай) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

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


Meat (эт) - We get meat from cow.

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

Main (негизги) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (жал) - The lioness has no mane.

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

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



Official (расмий) - It is an official matter.

Officious (officious) - He is officious by nature.

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

Ordnance (заттарды зыянсыздандыруу боюнча) - There is an ordnance factory at Gazipur.


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

Pen (калем) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

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

Peace (тынчтык) - We want peace.

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

Paper (кагаз) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (жыш) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (мүчө) - He has a good physique.

Pity (кейигендик) - Have pity for the poor.

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

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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (жалбаруу) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (тынч) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (абдан) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (баш тартуу) - He refused to hear me.

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

Registrar (тизмеге түшүрүүчү аял) - Mr. Hadi was the registrar of the Rajshahi University.

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

Roll (айландыруу) - What is your roll number?



Seat (отургуч) - Please have your seat.

Sit (отуруу) - Please sit down.

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

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

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

Sweet (таттуу) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (сатуу) - He is selling his products.

Soul (жан) - The soul never dies.

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

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

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

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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (кээде) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (кыймылсыз) - The sun is stationary.

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

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

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

Social (коомдук) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (мамилечил) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (айтып) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (куйрук) - A tiger has a long tail.

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

Taste (кооздук сезим) - Honey tastes sweet.



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

Urbane (сыпайы) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


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

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

Weak (начар) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (кийүү) - He always wear hat.

Wire (зым) - This is an electric wire.

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