Words confused

Couple and pair Couple: a husband and wife or a boyfriend and girlfriend. Two couples remained on the dance floor. Pair: two things of the… Continue reading

Words commonly confused

Admit and confess To admit is to acknowledge truth. Admit can also mean ‘allow somebody to enter’. I must admit that it was a tempting… Continue reading

Words confused

Rob and steal Rob: deprive somebody of his property; take (property) from a place unlawfully and often by force Armed men robbed the state bank… Continue reading

Confusing words exercise

Complete the following sentences. 1. Although they were an ……………………………. couple, they didn’t have an ………………………….. divorce. a) amiable; amicable       b) amicable; amiable 2. The… Continue reading

Words ending in -man

Some words ending in –man do not have a common feminine equivalent. Examples are: chairman and fireman. But because most women object to being called… Continue reading