commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (хүлээн авах) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (илүүдэл) - Excess of everything is bad.

Adapt (дасан зохицох) -He adapted himself to the new school.

Adept (чиглүүлэх чадвартай) - He is adept in Nazrul song.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Admit (хүлээн зөвшөөрөх) - Mukul admits that he was wrong.

Confess (хүлээн зөвшөөрөх) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (донтсон) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Bat (Бат) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (зодож) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

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

Besides (Түүнээс гадна) - Besides this , He has plenty of wealth.


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

Calender (calender) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (шалгах) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (иш татах) - Cite an example.

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

Sight (нүдний хараа) - Her eye-sight is defective.

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

Course (Мэдээж хэрэг) - The ship has changed his course.

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

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

Childish (хүүхэд шиг) - I don't like your childish manners.

Childlike (хүүхэд шиг) - He is liked by everybody for his childlike simplicity.

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

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

Clean (цэвэр) - The room is clean.

Clear (тодорхой) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (ухаангүй) - My wife in a coma.

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

Canon (жаяг) - A society has its own canons.

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


Dear (хонгор минь) - My father is dear to me.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Die (үхэх) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (олж) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

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

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

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

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

Drought (ган гачиг) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (гаргацгүй) - Your handwriting is illegible.

Eminent (нэрт) - Dr. Haque is an eminent scholar.

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

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

Hope (гэдэгт найдаж байна) - I hope you are well today.


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

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

Fair (шударга) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (цэцэг) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (гурил) - Bread is made with flour.

Farther (цааш) - They will go farther than expected.

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

Fast (хурдан) - The horse runs fast.

First (эхний) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (мах) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (сонсох) - Listen to what i say.

Human (хүний) - To err is human.

Humane (хүмүүнлэг) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (хатуу) - He works hard.

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

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

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

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

Honourable (нэр хүндтэй) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (түүхэн) - This is a historic Place.

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


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

Industrial (аж үйлдвэрийн) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


Later (дараа нь) - He reached later than all others.

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

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

Latest (хамгийн сүүлийн үеийн) - This is the latest design of the car.

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

Live (амьдарч байна) - We live in the village.

Lovable (дур булаасан) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (сайхан) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

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


Meat (мах) - We get meat from cow.

Meet (хангасан) - I intend to meet him tomorrow.

Main (үндсэн) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (дэл) - The lioness has no mane.

Moral (ёс суртахууны) - He bears a good moral character.

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



Official (албан ёсны) - It is an official matter.

Officious (Officious) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (үзэг) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

Pet (гэрийн тэжээмэл) - The cat is a pet animal.

Peace (амар амгалан) - We want peace.

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

Paper (цаасан) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (хүн амтай) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (галбир) - He has a good physique.

Pity (харамсалтай) - Have pity for the poor.

Piety (сүсэг бишрэлийн) - He is respected for his piety.

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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (залбирч) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (нам гүм) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (бүр) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (татгалзах) - He refused to hear me.

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

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

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

Roll (өнхрөх) - What is your roll number?



Seat (суудлын) - Please have your seat.

Sit (сууж) - Please sit down.

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

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

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

Sweet (сайхан) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (зарах) - He is selling his products.

Soul (сүнс) - The soul never dies.

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

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

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

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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (заримдаа) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (суурин) - The sun is stationary.

Stationery (бичгийн хэрэгсэл) - I am going to a stationery shop to buy a pencil.

Ship (хөлөг онгоц) - Rana went to America by ship.

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

Social (нийгмийн) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (нийтэч) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (хэлэх) - Please tell us a story.

Tail (сүүл) - A tiger has a long tail.

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

Taste (амт) - Honey tastes sweet.



Urban (хот суурин газрын) - I do not prefer urban life.

Urbane (urbane) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


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

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

Weak (сул) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (өмсөж) - He always wear hat.

Wire (утас) - This is an electric wire.

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