Most Commonly Confusing Words In English Part II
I have collected a few most commonly confusing words. These words almost pronounced same but they have different meanings and so is different their use. Please keep in mind that in English language each word gives different meaning at different time depending upon its use. In this post I have just pointed out only that meaning of every word that can help you to keep their difference in mind. I hope you would like my effort. I have tried my best to avoid any mistake but still if you find any, please point out that by commenting in the comment box.
1 Difference between Complement and Compliment:
Complement is used for something which completes another thing while Compliment is an expression of admiration and civility.
To keep their difference in mind please remember that Complement for ‘‘Completion’’ has ‘‘E’’ after ‘‘L’’ while Compliment has ‘‘I’’ instead of ‘‘E’’.
2 Difference between Calender and Calendar:
Calendar is a table that shows days and months of the year while Calender is a device that press clothes.
To keep their difference in mind please remember that Calendar for days has ‘‘A’’ before ‘‘R’’ while Calender for pressing device has ‘‘E’’ instead of ‘‘A’’.
3 Difference between Cast, Caste and Cost:
Cast means a list of actors while Caste is used for expressing a social class of a society and the term Cost means price.
To keep their difference in mind please remember that Cost for price has ‘‘O’’ before ‘‘S’’ while the other two has no ‘‘O’’ in their spellings. Similarly to keep difference in mind between cast and caste please remember that Caste for expressing social class has ‘‘E’’ after ’‘T’’ while Cast for list of actors has no ‘‘E’’.
4 Difference between Continual and Continuous:
Continual means a process that is renewed through interruption while in a Continuous process interruption did not occur at any level.
5 Difference between Check and Cheque:
Check means to stop the advancement of an object while Cheque is an order for money withdrawal from a bank.
6 Difference between Child-like and Childish:
The term Child-like is used in good sense like innocent while the term Childish is used in bad sense like an unwise or foolish.
7 Difference between Cession and Session:
Cession means yielding up or transfer of a territory to another state while Session means the time of sitting of a public body or the time of meeting.
To keep their difference in mind please remember that Cession for yielding up has ‘‘C’’ in the beginning while Session for meeting has ‘‘S’’ in the beginning.
8 Difference between Cite, Site and Sight:
Cite means to say something about somebody or something while Site means a place where something was or is to be located and Sight means view.
To keep their difference in mind please remember that Cite for quote has ‘‘C’’ in the beginning while Site for place has ‘‘S’’ in the start and Sight for view has ‘‘G and H’’ after ‘‘I’’.
9 Difference between Cereal and Serial:
Cereal means any kind of grain used for food while Serial means parts or installments or a story published in parts and installments.
To keep their difference in mind please remember that Cereal for grain has ‘‘C’’ in the beginning and has ‘‘E’’ after ‘‘R’’ while Serial for parts or instalments has ‘‘S’’ in the beginning and ‘‘I’’ after ‘‘R’’.
10 Difference between Choler and Collar:
Choler means anger while Collar means parts of the garments that fits round the nick.
To keep their difference in mind please remember that Choler for anger has ‘‘H’’ after ‘‘C’’ and ‘‘E’’ after ‘‘L’’ while Collar do not contain ‘‘E’’ and also it has double ‘‘L’’.