Not only homophones that create confusions but; there are other words in English vocabulary that cause confusions among people. Today, I am coming up with two such words that create a muddle like situation. The case is degree vs. diploma. Let us check out the differences between them. I will define each of these words and help you in getting the differences between them. Degree vs. Diploma – What is the Difference, Definition & Meaning? Is it degree or diploma? Both of these words are … [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.
There are hundreds of confusing words in English vocabulary. Other than homophones, words like diary and dairy can cause mistakes in writing. These words do not spell similar but have same number of letters, which is the reason for the confusion between them. So, in this post, I am coming up with the case of diary vs. dairy. I will define each of these words and use them in example sentences, so that you will get the function of these words. Diary vs. Dairy – What is the Difference, Definition … [Read more...]
There are hundreds of confusing words in English vocabulary that are creating confusion among writers and speakers. Most of them are homophones that sound exactly same but are different in terms of meaning and function. Today, I am coming up with two such words that are known as a set of homophones. The case is cue vs. queue. I will discuss these words to provide you the differences between them. I will come up with their definitions and use them in example sentences. Cue vs. Queue – What … [Read more...]
Today’s post is also about two such words that often create confusion among writers and speakers. As you know that English language is full of confusing words so, you have to be very careful with word choice. Today’s case is criteria vs. criterion. What could be the difference between them? Let us explore these words. I will provide definition and use each of these words in example sentences to show you their functions within sentences. Criteria vs. Criterion – What is the Difference, … [Read more...]
I know that English language is often confusing for many writers and speakers when they come across with word choice from commonly confused words. As, there are many confusing words in English vocabulary so; you have to take care of your choice of words in order to make an effective communication or writing to inspire others. Today, I am going to compare crawfish vs. crayfish. It is one of the confusing cases; that is why, I am coming up with these two words. Most of the people think twice … [Read more...]