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Words often confused

Same words having different meaning

Words often confused

Air          :               This air is pure.

                                You should not always air your views.

                                Don’t put on airs.

Bar         :               I want a bar of chocolate.

                                Don’t bar him from entering the room.

                                He is practicing in the bar.

Book      :               Please give me your book.

                                I want to book my ticket.

                                The police tried to book the thief.

Bank      :               Don’t bank on him.

                                He loves to sit on the bank of the river.

                                You have to open an account in the bank.

Act         :               I love to act in plays.

                                Don’t try to act smart.

                                This is a one- act play.

Principal:              Who is the principal of your college?

                                I want to keep the principal intact.

                            Please credit the interest on the principal into my account.

Place     :               From which place do you come?

                                What place did you secure?

                                Let us place him in the accounts department.


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