commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (priimti) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (perteklius) - Excess of everything is bad.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Confess (prisipažinti) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (priklausomas) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Bat (šikšnosparnis) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (įveikti) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

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

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


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

Calender (kalendorius) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (patikrinti) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (cituoti) - Cite an example.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Childlike (nuoširdus kaip vaikas) - He is liked by everybody for his childlike simplicity.

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

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

Clean (švarus) - The room is clean.

Clear (aiškus) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (koma) - My wife in a coma.

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Die (mirti) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (atrasti) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

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

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

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

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

Drought (sausra) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (neįskaitomas) - Your handwriting is illegible.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Fair (šviesus) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (gėlė) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (miltai) - Bread is made with flour.

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

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

Fast (greitai) - The horse runs fast.

First (Pirmas) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (kūnas) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (klausyti) - Listen to what i say.

Human (žmogus) - To err is human.

Humane (humaniškas) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (sunku) - He works hard.

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

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

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

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

Honourable (garbingas) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (istorinis) - This is a historic Place.

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


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

Industrial (pramoninis) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


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

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

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

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

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

Live (gyventi) - We live in the village.

Lovable (mielas) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (mielas) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

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


Meat (mėsa) - We get meat from cow.

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

Main (pagrindinis) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (karčiai) - The lioness has no mane.

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

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



Official (oficialus) - It is an official matter.

Officious (įtaikus) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (rašiklis) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

Pet (glamonėti) - The cat is a pet animal.

Peace (taika) - We want peace.

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

Paper (popierius) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (tankiai gyvenamas) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (stotas) - He has a good physique.

Pity (apgailestauti) - Have pity for the poor.

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

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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (melstis) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (ramus) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (gana) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (atsisakyti) - He refused to hear me.

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

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

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

Roll (ritinys) - What is your roll number?



Seat (sėdynė) - Please have your seat.

Sit (sėdėti) - Please sit down.

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

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

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

Sweet (saldus) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (parduoti) - He is selling his products.

Soul (siela) - The soul never dies.

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

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

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

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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (kartais) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (stacionarus) - The sun is stationary.

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

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

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

Social (socialinis) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (socialus) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (pasakyti) - Please tell us a story.

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

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

Taste (skonis) - Honey tastes sweet.



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

Urbane (gerų manierų) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


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

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

Weak (silpnas) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (dėvėti) - He always wear hat.

Wire (viela) - This is an electric wire.

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