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Interactive presentation plan for: Confusing Pairs

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Confusing Pairs

Accept (verb)
It is difficult to accept their findings

Except (prep)
The report is finished except for the conclusion

Confusing Pairs

Compliment (noun/verb)
Her colleagues complimented her on her presentation

His latest book complements his previous research on African politics

Confusing Pairs

Economic (adj)
Inflation was one economic result of the war

Economical (adj)
Sharing a car to go to work was an economical move

Confusing Pairs

its (pronoun)
The car's advanced design was its most distinct feature

it's (pronoun + verb)
It's widely agreed that carbon emissions are rising

Confusing Pairs

Lose (verb)
No general ever plans to lose a battle

Loose (adj)
He stressed the loose connection between religion and psychology

Confused Pairs

Principal (adj/noun)
Zurich is the principal city of Switzerland

Principle (noun)
All economists recognise the principle of supply and demand

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Rise (verb - past tense rose)
The population of Sydney rose by 35 per cent in the century

Raise (verb - past tense raised)
The university raised its fees by 10 per cent last year

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