commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (qəbul) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (ifrat) - Excess of everything is bad.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Admit (etiraf etmək) - Mukul admits that he was wrong.

Confess (etiraf etmək) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (asılılığı) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Bat (yarasa) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (qalib gəlmək) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

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

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


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

Calender (kalandr) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (yoxlamaq) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (sitat gətirmək) - Cite an example.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Clean (təmiz) - The room is clean.

Clear (aydın) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (coma) - My wife in a coma.

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Die (ölmək) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (kəşf etmək) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

Deny (inkar etmək) - Simu denied all charges against her.

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

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

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

Drought (quraqlıq) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (oxunmaz) - Your handwriting is illegible.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Fair (ədalətli) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (gül) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (un) - Bread is made with flour.

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

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

Fast (sürətli) - The horse runs fast.

First (ilk) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (ət) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (dinləmək) - Listen to what i say.

Human (insan) - To err is human.

Humane (insani) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (çətin) - He works hard.

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

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

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

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

Honourable (şərəfli) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (tarixi) - This is a historic Place.

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


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

Industrial (sənaye) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


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

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

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

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

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

Live (yaşamaq) - We live in the village.

Lovable (sevimli) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (lovely) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

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


Meat (ət) - We get meat from cow.

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

Main (əsas) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (yal) - The lioness has no mane.

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

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



Official (rəsmi) - It is an official matter.

Officious (zəhlətökən) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (qələm) - Pen is mighter than sword.

Pat (astadan əl çalma) - The teacher is patting the child on the shoulder.

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

Peace (sülh) - We want peace.

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

Paper (kağız) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (gur) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (physique) - He has a good physique.

Pity (mərhəmət) - Have pity for the poor.

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

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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (dua etmək) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (sakit) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (olduqca) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (zibil) - He refused to hear me.

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

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

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

Roll (gəzmək) - What is your roll number?



Seat (oturacaq) - Please have your seat.

Sit (oturmaq) - Please sit down.

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

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

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

Sweet (şirin) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (satmaq) - He is selling his products.

Soul (can) - The soul never dies.

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

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

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

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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (bəzən) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (stasionar) - The sun is stationary.

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

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

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

Social (sosial) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (ünsiyyətli) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (demək) - Please tell us a story.

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

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

Taste (dad) - Honey tastes sweet.



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

Urbane (iltifatlı) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


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

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

Weak (zəif) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (taxmaq) - He always wear hat.

Wire (tel) - This is an electric wire.

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