commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (ومني) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (د اضافي) - Excess of everything is bad.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Admit (مني) - Mukul admits that he was wrong.

Confess (اعتراف) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (روږدو) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

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

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

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

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


Bag (کڅوړه) - Hafez has a wonderful laptop bag.

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

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

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

Bat (پچه) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (ته ماتې ورکړه) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

Beside (تر څنګ) - His house is beside the field.

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


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

Calender (calender) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (وګورئ) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (ذکر) - Cite an example.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Childlike (هغه دماشومانو په) - He is liked by everybody for his childlike simplicity.

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

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

Clean (پاک) - The room is clean.

Clear (روښانه) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (کوما) - My wife in a coma.

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

Canon (د شرعی) - A society has its own canons.

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Die (مري) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (کشف) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

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

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

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

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

Drought (وچکالۍ) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (لوستلی) - Your handwriting is illegible.

Eminent (سترتوب او) - Dr. Haque is an eminent scholar.

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

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

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


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

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

Fair (عادلانه) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (ګل) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (د اوړو) - Bread is made with flour.

Farther (ها خوا) - They will go farther than expected.

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

Fast (روژه) - The horse runs fast.

First (لومړی) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (غوښه) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (غوږ) - Listen to what i say.

Human (د بشري) - To err is human.

Humane (انساني) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (سخت) - He works hard.

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

Hail (ستاينه کوي) - The captain was hailed by all.

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

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

Honourable (محترم) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (تاريخي) - This is a historic Place.

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


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

Industrial (د صنعتي) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


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

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

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

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

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

Live (ژوند) - We live in the village.

Lovable (lovable) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (په زړه پورې) - Her appearance is very lovely.

Lose (له لاسه ورکړي) - They may lose the match today.

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


Meat (غوښه) - We get meat from cow.

Meet (سره وکتل) - I intend to meet him tomorrow.

Main (اصلي) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (برېښېد) - The lioness has no mane.

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

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



Official (چارواکي) - It is an official matter.

Officious (officious) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (قلم) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

Pet (د تصغیر دي) - The cat is a pet animal.

Peace (د سولې د) - We want peace.

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

Paper (کاغذ) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (نفوسه) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (physique) - He has a good physique.

Pity (رحم) - Have pity for the poor.

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

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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (دعا) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (چپ) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (خورا) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (انکار) - He refused to hear me.

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

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

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

Roll (رول) - What is your roll number?



Seat (څوکۍ) - Please have your seat.

Sit (کیني) - Please sit down.

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

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

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

Sweet (خواږه) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (وپلوري) - He is selling his products.

Soul (روح) - The soul never dies.

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

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

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

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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (کله کله) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (قرطاسيه) - The sun is stationary.

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

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

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

Social (ټولنیز) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (اشر) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (ووایاست) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (لکۍ) - A tiger has a long tail.

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

Taste (خوند) - Honey tastes sweet.



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

Urbane (urbane) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


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

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

Weak (کمزوری) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (واغوندي) - He always wear hat.

Wire (سیم) - This is an electric wire.

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