commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (kabul etmek) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (AŞIRI) - Excess of everything is bad.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Admit (Kabul et) - Mukul admits that he was wrong.

Confess (itiraf etmek) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (bağımlı) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

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

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

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

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


Bag (sırt çantası) - Hafez has a wonderful laptop bag.

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

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

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

Bat (yarasa) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (dövmek) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

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

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


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

Calender (silindir) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (Kontrol) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (anmak) - Cite an example.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Clean (temiz) - The room is clean.

Clear (açık) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (koma) - My wife in a coma.

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Die (ölmek) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (keşfetmek) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

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

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

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

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

Drought (kuraklık) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (okunaksız) - Your handwriting is illegible.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Fair (adil) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (çiçek) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (un) - Bread is made with flour.

Farther (daha uzağa) - They will go farther than expected.

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

Fast (hızlı) - The horse runs fast.

First (ilk) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (et) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (dinlemek) - Listen to what i say.

Human (insan) - To err is human.

Humane (insancıl) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (zor) - He works hard.

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

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

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

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

Honourable (onurlu) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (tarihi) - This is a historic Place.

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


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

Industrial (Sanayi) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


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

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

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

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

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

Live (canlı) - We live in the village.

Lovable (sevimli) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (güzel) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

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


Meat (et) - We get meat from cow.

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

Main (ana) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (yele) - The lioness has no mane.

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

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



Official (resmi) - It is an official matter.

Officious (işgüzar) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (dolma kalem) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

Pet (Evcil Hayvan) - The cat is a pet animal.

Peace (Barış) - We want peace.

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

Paper (kâğıt) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (kalabalık) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (vücut yapısı) - He has a good physique.

Pity (yazık) - Have pity for the poor.

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

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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.

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

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


Quiet (sessiz) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (oldukça) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (çöp) - He refused to hear me.

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

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

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

Roll (rulo) - What is your roll number?



Seat (oturma yeri) - Please have your seat.

Sit (oturmak) - Please sit down.

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

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

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

Sweet (tatlı) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (satmak) - He is selling his products.

Soul (ruh) - The soul never dies.

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

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

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

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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (ara sıra) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (sabit) - The sun is stationary.

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

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

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

Social (sosyal) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (hoşsohbet) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (söylemek) - Please tell us a story.

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

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

Taste (damak zevki) - Honey tastes sweet.



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

Urbane (kibar) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


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

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

Weak (zayıf) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (giyinmek) - He always wear hat.

Wire (tel) - This is an electric wire.

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