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Commonly Confused Words in English Language (Part Two)

There are lots of words in the English language that are quite confusing.  They either look alike, sound alike or, worst of all, look and sound alike but have completely different meanings.

When you come across these commonly confused words in English language, it can be hard to determine which is the correct one in a given context.

Let’s see how many of these words you get correct.

You can check out Part One here.

  • Question of

    He has great —- for music

    • Flare
    • Flair
  • Question of

    We should know how to —- our temper.

    • Kerb
    • Curb
  • Question of

    The old man was sitting on the —

    • Kerb
    • Curb
  • Question of

    He sent up a red —-to signal danger

    • Flair
    • Flare
  • Question of

    I walked down the —-with my shopping cart

    • Aisle
    • Isle
  • Question of

    Can you find — of Wight on the map?

    • Isle
    • Aisle
  • Question of

    The doctor —— some medicines to his patient.

    • Proscribed
    • Prescribed
  • Question of

    Some religious groups —– divorce.

    • Proscribe
    • Prescribe
  • Question of

    A smart phone is a very useful ——

    • Device
    • Devise
  • Question of

    We must —– a way to stop water wastage in our community.

    • Devise
    • Device
  • Question of

    He ——- his driving test on the first attempt.

    • Past
    • Passed
  • Question of

    We drove —- the new mall on our way to the town

    • Past
    • Passed
  • Question of

    Be —–! The baby is sleeping.

    • Quiet
    • Quite
  • Question of

    The lecture was —–boring and such a waste of time

    • Quiet
    • Quite

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