commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (Chấp nhận) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (thặng dư) - Excess of everything is bad.

Adapt (phỏng theo) -He adapted himself to the new school.

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

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

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

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

Affect (có ảnh hưởng đến) - Excess labor must affect your body.

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

Ascent (sự tiến bộ) - The ascent to the mountain is not a easy task.

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

Admit (thừa nhận) - Mukul admits that he was wrong.

Confess (xưng) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (nghiện) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

Assay (khảo nghiệm) - Plabon always assays to help others.

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

Altar (bàn thờ) - The goat was sacrificed on the altar.

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


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

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

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

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

Bat (gậy) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (tiết tấu) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

Beside (bên cạnh) - His house is beside the field.

Besides (ngoài ra) - Besides this , He has plenty of wealth.


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

Calender (bộ lịch) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (kiểm tra) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (dẫn chứng) - Cite an example.

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

Sight (thị giác) - Her eye-sight is defective.

Coarse (lỗ mãng) - She can not eat coarse rice.

Course (khóa học) - The ship has changed his course.

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

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

Childish (ấu trĩ) - I don't like your childish manners.

Childlike (ngây thơ) - He is liked by everybody for his childlike simplicity.

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

Counsel (tư vấn) - My teacher gave a good counsel.

Clean (dọn dẹp) - The room is clean.

Clear (thông thoáng) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (tình trạng hôn mê) - My wife in a coma.

Comma (dấu phẩy) - Put a comma (.) after the verb.

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

Cannon (súng thần công) - The soldiers use cannons in the battle field.


Dear (kính thưa) - My father is dear to me.

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

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

Sink (bồn rửa) - The boat sank in the river.

Disease (dịch bệnh) - He is suffering from skin disease.

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

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

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

Die (chết) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (khám phá) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

Deny (từ chối) - Simu denied all charges against her.

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

Draft (bản nháp) - Make a draft of the petition.

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

Drought (hạn hán) - Drought destroyed the crops.


Eligible (đủ điều kiện) - He is not eligible for the post.

Illegible (không đọc được) - Your handwriting is illegible.

Eminent (nổi tiếng) - Dr. Haque is an eminent scholar.

Imminent (sắp xảy ra) - I saved him from an imminent danger.

Expect (chờ đợi) - I expect that he will pass.

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


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

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

Fair (hội chợ) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (hoa) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (bột mì) - Bread is made with flour.

Farther (xa hơn) - They will go farther than expected.

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

Fast (Nhanh) - The horse runs fast.

First (Đầu tiên) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (thịt) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (nghe) - Listen to what i say.

Human (Nhân loại) - To err is human.

Humane (nhân đạo) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (cứng) - He works hard.

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

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

Hale (mạnh khỏe) - I am quite hale and hearty.

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

Honourable (đáng kính trọng) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (mang tính lịch sử) - This is a historic Place.

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


Industrious (siêng năng) - Industrious people never fail in life.

Industrial (công nghiệp) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


Jealous (ghen tuông) - He is jealous of my success.

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


Later (một lát sau) - He reached later than all others.

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

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

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

Leave (rời khỏi) - Nasir is leaving the hotel today.

Live (trực tiếp) - We live in the village.

Lovable (đáng yêu) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (đáng yêu) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

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


Meat (thịt) - We get meat from cow.

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

Main (chủ yếu) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (lông gáy) - The lioness has no mane.

Moral (luân lý) - He bears a good moral character.

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



Official (chính thức) - It is an official matter.

Officious (sốt sắng) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (cây bút) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

Pet (vật nuôi) - The cat is a pet animal.

Peace (hòa bình) - We want peace.

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

Paper (giấy) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (đông dân) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

Pare (bóc vỏ) - Pare the nails as they look ugly.

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

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

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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (thể chất) - He has a good physique.

Pity (lòng thương hại) - Have pity for the poor.

Piety (lòng hiếu thảo) - He is respected for his piety.

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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (cầu nguyện) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (Yên tĩnh) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (khá) - I am quite happy today.


Refuge (nơi trú ẩn) - Many people seek refuge in highlands during flood.

Refuse (từ chối) - He refused to hear me.

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

Registrar (công ty đăng ký) - Mr. Hadi was the registrar of the Rajshahi University.

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

Roll (cuộn) - What is your roll number?



Seat (ghế) - Please have your seat.

Sit (ngồi) - Please sit down.

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

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

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

Sweet (ngọt) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (bán) - He is selling his products.

Soul (Linh hồn) - The soul never dies.

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

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

Stuff (đồ đạc) - It is made of soft stuff.

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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (đôi khi) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (văn phòng phẩm) - The sun is stationary.

Stationery (văn phòng phẩm) - I am going to a stationery shop to buy a pencil.

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

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

Social (xã hội) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (Hòa đồng) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (nói) - Please tell us a story.

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

Test (kiểm tra) - He sat for the admission test.

Taste (nếm thử) - Honey tastes sweet.



Urban (đô thị) - I do not prefer urban life.

Urbane (nhã nhặn) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


Wander (đi lang thang) - He wandered here and there for the whole day.

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

Weak (Yếu) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (mặc) - He always wear hat.

Wire (dây điện) - This is an electric wire.

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