You will find many problematic words in English language. To truly succeed in writing, you need to overcome these problems. Today, I want to discuss two very obvious words of English language. These two words are advise vs. advice. Almost every person, whether he is a native or non-native English speaker, came across with these two words. I am one of those persons who faced problem or got puzzled taking these two words i.e. advise or advice. So, it can be my mission to completely describe … [Read more...]
Confusing Words in English
English has hundreds of confusing words in its vocabulary. Sometimes, even the native English speakers and writers get confused of some words. For instance, there are homophones that sound same but have different meanings. Writers often get confused of homophones. So, in order to make your writing error-free, you must be careful with word choice.
The following list of Confusing Words will help you in clearing up your minds. I have explained and compared many commonly confused words. I hope that after reading each post, you will never ever be confused with your word choices.
Do you really think that accept vs. except are two similar words? Sometimes, writers get confused in choosing the correct word. They get confused because of same pronunciations. For instance, knew and new. Knew means to be aware of any information and it is the past participle of verb ‘know’; whereas new is adjective which means latest or recent. Just like knew and new, accept and except are two totally different words. You don’t have to be confused because these words are called … [Read more...]