commonly confused words
Commonly Confused Words


Accept (zaakceptować) - I gladly accepted her invitation.

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

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

Excess (nadmiar) - Excess of everything is bad.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Confess (wyznać) - You must confess your fault.

Addicted (uzależniony) - Mukul is addicted to drinking.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Bat (nietoperz) - Bats do not lay eggs.

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

Beat (bić) - They will beat the thief.

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

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

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

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

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


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

Calender (kalander) - Every washerman has a calender.

Check (czek) - Check your temper.

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

Cite (cytować) - Cite an example.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Clean (czysty) - The room is clean.

Clear (jasny) - The water is clear.

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

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

Coma (śpiączka) - My wife in a coma.

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Die (umierać) - He died of fever.

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

Discover (odkryć) - Columbus discovered America fever.

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

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

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

Draft (wersja robocza) - Make a draft of the petition.

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

Drought (Okres suszy) - Drought destroyed the crops.


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

Illegible (nieczytelny) - Your handwriting is illegible.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Fair (targi) - She is a fair girl.

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

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

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

Flower (kwiat) - Everybody likes flower.

Flour (mąka) - Bread is made with flour.

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

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

Fast (szybki) - The horse runs fast.

First (pierwszy) - Faridul is the first boy.

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

Flesh (ciało) - Tigers are flesh eating animals.


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

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


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

Listen (słuchać) - Listen to what i say.

Human (człowiek) - To err is human.

Humane (humanitarny) - He is humane by nature.

Hard (ciężko) - He works hard.

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

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

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

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

Honourable (honorowy) - Khaled is an honourable man.

Historic (historyczny) - This is a historic Place.

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


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

Industrial (przemysłowy) - Tejgaon is an industrial area.


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

Zealous () - Munir is a zealous worker.


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

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

Last (ostatni, ubiegły, zeszły) - Nasir is the last boy in the class.

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

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

Live (relacja na żywo) - We live in the village.

Lovable (sympatyczny) - The child is very lovable.

Lovely (śliczny) - Her appearance is very lovely.

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

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


Meat (mięso) - We get meat from cow.

Meet (spotykać się) - I intend to meet him tomorrow.

Main (Główny) - Rice is our main crops.

Mane (grzywa) - The lioness has no mane.

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

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



Official (urzędnik) - It is an official matter.

Officious (nadgorliwy) - He is officious by nature.

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

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


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

Pen (długopis) - Pen is mighter than sword.

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

Pet (zwierzę domowe) - The cat is a pet animal.

Peace (pokój) - We want peace.

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

Paper (papier) - We write on paper.

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

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

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

Populous (gęsto zaludniony) - Dhaka is a populous city.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Personnel () - He is an army personnel.

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

Physique (budowa ciała) - He has a good physique.

Pity (szkoda) - Have pity for the poor.

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

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

Practise () - He practises swimming everyday.

Pray (modlić się) - We should pray to allah.

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


Quiet (cichy) - He is a quiet boy.

Quite (całkiem) - I am quite happy today.


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

Refuse (odrzucać) - He refused to hear me.

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

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

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

Roll (rolka) - What is your roll number?



Seat (siedzenie) - Please have your seat.

Sit (siedzieć) - Please sit down.

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

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

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

Sweet (Słodkie) - These mangoes are very sweet.

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

Sell (Sprzedać) - He is selling his products.

Soul (dusza) - The soul never dies.

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

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

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

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

Storey () - It is a multi storeyied building.

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

Sometimes (czasami) - He sometimes come here.

Stationary (nieruchomy) - The sun is stationary.

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

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

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

Social (społeczny) - Man is a social animal.

Sociable (towarzyski) - He ia a sociable man.


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

Tell (powiedzieć) - Please tell us a story.

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

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

Taste (smak) - Honey tastes sweet.



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

Urbane (układny) - His urbane manners pleased us.


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

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


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

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

Weak (słaby) - He is very weak.

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

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

Wear (nosić) - He always wear hat.

Wire (drut) - This is an electric wire.

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