commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (동의) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (초과) - Excess of everything is bad.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Confess (불다) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (중독) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Bat (박쥐) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (박자) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

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

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


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

Calender (캘린더) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (검사) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (인용문) - Cite an example.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Clean (깨끗한) - The room is clean.

Clear (명확한) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (혼수) - My wife in a coma.

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

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

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


Dear (소중한) - My father is dear to me.

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

Drown (안 들리게 하다) - The boy was drowned in the river.

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

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

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

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

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

Die (주사위) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (발견하다) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

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

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

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

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

Drought (가뭄) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (읽기 어려운) - Your handwriting is illegible.

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

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

Expect (배고 있다) - I expect that he will pass.

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


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

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

Fair (공정한) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (꽃) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (밀가루) - Bread is made with flour.

Farther (더 멀리) - They will go farther than expected.

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

Fast (빠른) - The horse runs fast.

First (먼저) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (육체) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (들리다) - Listen to what i say.

Human (사람의) - To err is human.

Humane (인도적인) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (단단한) - He works hard.

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

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

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

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

Honourable (존경 할만한) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (역사적인) - This is a historic Place.

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


Industrious (근면 한) - Industrious people never fail in life.

Industrial (산업의) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


Jealous (질투심 많은) - He is jealous of my success.

Zealous ( Notice: Undefined index: zealous in /var/www/html/server/commonly-confused-words.php on line 197 ) - Munir is a zealous worker.


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

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

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

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

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

Live (살고 있다) - We live in the village.

Lovable (사랑스러운) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (아름다운) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

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


Meat (고기) - We get meat from cow.

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

Main (본관) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (갈기) - The lioness has no mane.

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

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



Official (공무원) - It is an official matter.

Officious (참견 잘하는) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (펜) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

Pet (착한 애) - The cat is a pet animal.

Peace (평화) - We want peace.

Piece (조각) - I want a piece of paper.

Paper (종이) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (인구가 조밀 한) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

Pare (깎아 다듬다) - Pare the nails as they look ugly.

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

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

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

Personnel ( Notice: Undefined index: personnel in /var/www/html/server/commonly-confused-words.php on line 255 ) - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (체) - He has a good physique.

Pity (동정) - Have pity for the poor.

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

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

Practise ( Notice: Undefined index: practise in /var/www/html/server/commonly-confused-words.php on line 264 ) - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (빌다) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (조용한) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (아주) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (폐물) - He refused to hear me.

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

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

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

Roll (롤) - What is your roll number?



Seat (좌석) - Please have your seat.

Sit (앉다) - Please sit down.

See (만나다) - I see a bird in the nest.

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

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

Sweet (단) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (팔다) - He is selling his products.

Soul (영혼) - The soul never dies.

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

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

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

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

Storey ( Notice: Undefined index: storey in /var/www/html/server/commonly-confused-words.php on line 301 ) - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (때때로) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (변화 없는) - The sun is stationary.

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

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

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

Social (사회적인) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (간친회) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (텔) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (꼬리) - A tiger has a long tail.

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

Taste (미각) - Honey tastes sweet.



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

Urbane (정중 한) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


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

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

Weak (약한) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (입고 있다) - He always wear hat.

Wire (철사) - This is an electric wire.

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