Worksheet: ‘Confusing Similar Words’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled ‘Confusing Similar Words’

Many writers of English blur the meaning of what they want to say by confusing words that either sound similar or have a similar but not exactly equivalent meaning. This is a test to help students to clarify the meanings of these couple of words. avoid/ prevent, stay/live, bring/take, uninterested/disinterested, bored/boring, there/their/they’re, your/you’re, hoard/horde, principal/principle,
affect/effect

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