Confused Words

A handy and helpful guide to choosing the right word for the job.

Confused Words 11

Hi everyone, I’ve found myself with a little time so I thought I’d post another round of commonly confused words. Endemic and epidemic and pandemic Endemic: this is the word you’d use when referring to something that is found within… Read More ›

Confused Words 10

Hi everyone, I hope you’re all well. I’m sharing another round of commonly confused words with you today, and they are: Alter, Altar Alter: this word is used to mean change. For example, it’s easy to ‘alter‘ the designs. Altar:… Read More ›

Confused Words 9

Hi everyone, I hope today finds you all fit and well! I had a little bit of spare time today so I decided to write another round of Confused Words. I haven’t posted one in a little while and it’s… Read More ›

Confused Words 8

Hi everyone, I hope you’re all having a fantastic day! It’s been a little while since I posted a collection of ‘Confused Words‘, so here are another six. Dual, Duel Dual: this is the word you’d use when talking about… Read More ›

Confused Words 7

Hi everyone! It’s been ages since I’ve written a Confused Words post, and I figured there’s no time like the present. So, here’s another round of the most commonly confused words. Metal, Mettle Metal: this word is used in reference… Read More ›

Confused Words 6

Hi everyone, here’s another round of commonly confused words! Loose, Lose Loose: this is the word you’d use when referring to something which has not been firmly fixed in place, or when talking about a piece of fabric or clothing… Read More ›

Confused Words 4

  Hi everyone, today has been a slow day so I thought I’d post another round of confused words. They are: Mare, Mayor Mare: This is the word used to describe a female member of the equine animal family. For instance,… Read More ›

Word Classes

In language, all words are grouped into different categories or ‘classes’, and they can be confusing, with each class of word serving a specific function. Here are the main word classes we use in English: Nouns – a noun is… Read More ›

Confused Words 3

It’s been a little while since I last wrote a Confused Words post and there’s no time like the present, so here are some more words that are, for whatever reason, sometimes confused. Flew, Flu, Flue Flew: this is the… Read More ›