commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (elfogad) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (többlet) - Excess of everything is bad.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Confess (bevallani) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (rabja) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Bat (denevér) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (üt) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

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

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


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

Calender (mángorlógép) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (jelölje be) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (idéz) - Cite an example.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Counsel (jogi képviselő) - My teacher gave a good counsel.

Clean (tiszta) - The room is clean.

Clear (egyértelmű) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (kóma) - My wife in a coma.

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Die (meghal) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (felfedez) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

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

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

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

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

Drought (aszály) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (olvashatatlan) - Your handwriting is illegible.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Fair (becsületes) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (virág) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (Liszt) - Bread is made with flour.

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

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

Fast (gyors) - The horse runs fast.

First (első) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (hús) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (hallgat) - Listen to what i say.

Human (emberi) - To err is human.

Humane (humánus) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (kemény) - He works hard.

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

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

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

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

Honourable (tiszteletreméltó) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (történelmi) - This is a historic Place.

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


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

Industrial (ipari) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


Later (a későbbiekben) - He reached later than all others.

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

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

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

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

Live (élő) - We live in the village.

Lovable (kedves) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (bájos) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

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


Meat (hús) - We get meat from cow.

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

Main (fő-) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (sörény) - The lioness has no mane.

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

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



Official (hivatalos) - It is an official matter.

Officious (szolgálatkész) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (toll) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

Pet (házi kedvenc) - The cat is a pet animal.

Peace (béke) - We want peace.

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

Paper (papír) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (népes) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

Pare (vág körmöt) - Pare the nails as they look ugly.

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

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

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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (fizikum) - He has a good physique.

Pity (kár) - Have pity for the poor.

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

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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (imádkozik) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (csendes) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (egészen) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (megtagadja) - He refused to hear me.

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

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

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

Roll (tekercs) - What is your roll number?



Seat (ülés) - Please have your seat.

Sit (ül) - Please sit down.

See (lát) - I see a bird in the nest.

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

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

Sweet (édes) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (elad) - He is selling his products.

Soul (lélek) - The soul never dies.

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

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

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

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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (néha) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (helyhez kötött) - The sun is stationary.

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

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

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

Social (társadalmi) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (társaságkedvelő) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (mond) - Please tell us a story.

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

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

Taste (íz) - Honey tastes sweet.



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

Urbane (udvarias) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


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

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

Weak (gyenge) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (viselet) - He always wear hat.

Wire (huzal) - This is an electric wire.

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