commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (受け入れます) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

Except (受け入れます) - Except Oveget, I will not attend her cultural function.

Access (アクセス) - The class caption has free access to the Headmaster.

Excess (過剰) - Excess of everything is bad.

Adapt (適応する) -He adapted himself to the new school.

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

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

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

Advise (アドバイス) - My all well wishers advised me to go through a book.

Affect (影響を及ぼす) - Excess labor must affect your body.

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

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

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

Admit (認めます) - Mukul admits that he was wrong.

Confess (告白する) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (中毒) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

Devoted (献身的な) - Munir is devoted to all newspaper technical support.

Assay (アッセイ) - Plabon always assays to help others.

Essay (エッセイ) - I am writing an essay on discipline.

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

Alter (変えます) - Nothing is left in this city to be altered.


Bag (バッグ) - Hafez has a wonderful laptop bag.

Beg (頼みます) - The older man is begging from door to door.

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

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

Bat (コウモリ) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (ビート) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

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

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


Calendar (カレンダー) - I gave him a calendar of 2014.

Calender (カレンダー) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (チェック) - Check your temper.

Cheque (チェック) - I gave him a cheque of TK. 500.

Cite (引用します) - Cite an example.

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

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

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

Course (コース) - The ship has changed his course.

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

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

Childish (子供っぽい) - I don't like your childish manners.

Childlike (あどけないです) - He is liked by everybody for his childlike simplicity.

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

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

Clean (クリーン) - The room is clean.

Clear (明確な) - The water is clear.

Custom (カスタム) - The custom is no longer in vogue.

Costume (コスチューム) - You should not wear fancy costume.

Coma (コマ) - My wife in a coma.

Comma (コンマ) - Put a comma (.) after the verb.

Canon (カノン) - A society has its own canons.

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


Dear (親愛な) - My father is dear to me.

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

Drown (濡らします) - The boy was drowned in the river.

Sink (シンク) - The boat sank in the river.

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

Decease (亡くなります) - Do you know the time of your decease ?.

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

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

Die (死にます) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (発見) - Columbus discovered America fever.

Invent (発明します) - Charle's Babbage invented the computer.

Deny (否定します) - Simu denied all charges against her.

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

Draft (ドラフト) - Make a draft of the petition.

Draught (ドラフト) - He drank the water of the glass at one draught.

Drought (干ばつ) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (判読できません) - Your handwriting is illegible.

Eminent (著名な) - Dr. Haque is an eminent scholar.

Imminent (差し迫った) - I saved him from an imminent danger.

Expect (期待します) - I expect that he will pass.

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


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

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

Fair (公正な) - She is a fair girl.

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

Farm (ファーム) - There is an agricultural farm at Gazipur.

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

Flower (花) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (小麦粉) - Bread is made with flour.

Farther (さらに) - They will go farther than expected.

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

Fast (速いです) - The horse runs fast.

First (最初) - Faridul is the first boy.

Flash (フラッシュ) - I saw a flash of lightning in the sky.

Flesh (肉) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (聴く) - Listen to what i say.

Human (人間) - To err is human.

Humane (人道的) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (ハード) - He works hard.

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

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

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

Honorary (名誉上の) - He is the honorary member of our club.

Honourable (尊敬すべき) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (歴史的) - This is a historic Place.

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


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

Industrial (インダストリアル) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


Jealous (嫉妬) - 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 (後) - He reached later than all others.

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

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

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

Leave (去ります) - Nasir is leaving the hotel today.

Live (ライブ) - We live in the village.

Lovable (愛すべき) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (美しい) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

Loose (緩いです) - Oveget has put on a loose shirt.


Meat (お肉) - We get meat from cow.

Meet (会います) - I intend to meet him tomorrow.

Main (メイン) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (たてがみ) - The lioness has no mane.

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

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



Official (公式) - It is an official matter.

Officious (おせっかいな) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (ペン) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

Pet (ペット) - The cat is a pet animal.

Peace (平和) - We want peace.

Piece (ピース) - I want a piece of paper.

Paper (紙) - We write on paper.

Pepper (コショウ) - Don't take much pepper with curry.

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

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

Populous (人口の多いです) - Dhaka is a populous city.

Popular (人気のあります) - Mawlana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani was a popular leader.

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

Pare (削ります) - Pare the nails as they look ugly.

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

Petrol (ガソリン) - We use petrol in the motorcars.

Personal (個人的な) - 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 (物的) - Nature is a better physic than any other medicine.

Physique (体格) - He has a good physique.

Pity (哀れみ) - Have pity for the poor.

Piety (信心深さ) - He is respected for his piety.

Practice (練習) - 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 (祈る) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (静か) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (かなり) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (ごみ) - He refused to hear me.

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

Registrar (レジストラ) - Mr. Hadi was the registrar of the Rajshahi University.

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

Roll (ロール) - What is your roll number?



Seat (シート) - Please have your seat.

Sit (座ります) - Please sit down.

See (見る) - I see a bird in the nest.

Sea (海) - The Bay of Bengal is a sea.

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

Sweet (甘い) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (売る) - He is selling his products.

Soul (魂) - The soul never dies.

Sole (唯一) - He is the sole owner of this company.

Staff (スタッフ) - All members of the office staff were present in the meeting.

Stuff (スタッフ) - It is made of soft stuff.

Story (ストーリー) - 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 (いつか) - Sometime, he was a teacher of this school.

Sometimes (時々) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (定常) - The sun is stationary.

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

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

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

Social (ソーシャル) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (社交的) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (伝えます) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (尾) - A tiger has a long tail.

Test (テスト) - He sat for the admission test.

Taste (味) - Honey tastes sweet.



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

Urbane (いんぎんな) - His urbane manners pleased us.


Vain (空しいです) - Your all attempts will go in vain.

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


Wander (うろつきます) - He wandered here and there for the whole day.

Wonder (ワンダー) - Computer is one of the wonders of modern science.

Weak (弱い) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (着る) - He always wear hat.

Wire (ワイヤー) - This is an electric wire.

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