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List of Confused words

A List of Confused words

Words Meaning Examples
accept to receive She refused to accept his gift.
except to exclude We go to the park every day except Sunday.
allowed permitted We are allowed to stay up late on Sunday.
aloud out loud Please read the story aloud.
already before She had already gone to bed.
all ready completely prepared They are all ready for the trip.
beside next to He is playing beside me.
besides in addition No one besides him can run all day long.
desert large dry area She had already gone to bed.
coarse rough He is using a coarse sand paper on the wall.
course a plan of study He has finished his French course.
There at or on that place There are few children in the class.
They're contraction of "They are" They're very tired.
Their possessive adjective Are these their cars?