Confusing Pairs

By Sarah Fill 04 Aug 16:19
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Confusing PairsAccept (verb)
It is difficult to accept their findings
Except (prep)
The report is finished except for the conclusion
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Confusing PairsCompliment (noun/verb)
Her colleagues complimented her on her presentation
Complements
His latest book complements his previous research on African politics
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Confusing PairsEconomic (adj)
Inflation was one economic result of the war
Economical (adj)
Sharing a car to go to work was an economical move
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Confusing Pairsits (pronoun)
The car's advanced design was its most distinct feature
it's (pronoun + verb)
It's widely agreed that carbon emissions are rising
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Confusing PairsLose (verb)
No general ever plans to lose a battle
Loose (adj)
He stressed the loose connection between religion and psychology
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Confused PairsPrincipal (adj/noun)
Zurich is the principal city of Switzerland
Principle (noun)
All economists recognise the principle of supply and demand
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Confused PairsRise (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

Slides in Confusing Pairs

Accept (verb) It is difficult to accept their findings
Compliment (noun/verb) Her colleagues complimented her on her presentation
Economic (adj) Inflation was one economic result of the war
its (pronoun) The car's advanced design was its most distinct feature
Lose (verb) No general ever plans to lose a battle
Principal (adj/noun) Zurich is the principal city of Switzerland
Rise (verb - past tense rose) The population of Sydney rose by 35 per cent in the century
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