Homophones create confusion among writers and speakers. Even, I got stuck many times whenever I had to choose a particular word from a set of homophones. Today, I am coming up with two such words that sound same. This is the reason for the confusion between them. The case is complement vs. compliment. I will define each word and provide some examples to show you the function of these words. Complement vs. Compliment – What is the Difference, Definition & Meaning? Is it complement or … [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.
Writers should be perfect with word choice. Incorrect phrases or word choice can give a very bad impression and can ruin any writer’s writings. Today, I am coming up with two phrases that are often get confused. They are so closely related to each other but there is a slight difference between them. The case is compared to vs. compared with. I know that most of the people did think once whether to choose compared to or compared with. Let us talk about these two phrases and find out the … [Read more...]
English vocabulary sounds confusing when I come across homophones. Writers should be very careful with word choice as incorrect grammar or punctuation will ruin their writings. Today, I will discuss two such words that often create confusion among writers. The case is coma vs. comma. I will provide proper definitions with example sentences. Read the whole post to get out of the confusion. Coma vs. Comma – What is the Difference, Definition & meaning? Is it coma or comma? Coma and … [Read more...]
Homphones always make me feel crazy. They sound same but have different meanings. I know, just like me, many other writers and speakers feel my kind of confusion when they come across such words. Today, I am coming up with a set of homophones that is course vs. coarse. I will compare these words with a proper discussion. I hope that after reading this post, you will never ever find any confusion again. Course vs. Coarse – What is the Difference, Definition & Meaning? Is it course or … [Read more...]
Writers should be very careful with word choice. They should be excellent in punctuation and grammar as well. For instance, writers often get confused in using hyphens. Sometimes, some words don’t need hyphens but writers do add them that give bad impression on their professional writings. Today, I will compare coworker vs. co-worker. People are stuck between these two terms; whether to use coworker (without hyphen) or co-worker (with hyphen). Coworker vs. Co-worker – What is the … [Read more...]