Commonly Confused Words in English – Written By Writing Explained

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Let’s face it, English can be a confusing language at times. There are hundreds of confusing words in English: words that are separated by just one or two letters or words that sound exactly alike when you say them out loud but have completely different meanings.

That is why I have created this list of commonly confused words with detailed explanations on all of their uses and differences. I have done my best to make my explanations in everyday English so that anyone and everyone reading these posts will be able to easily understand.

See the full list HERE