10 Words That Are Often Misused

The English language is actually a beautiful thing. There are literally thousands of words that has its own purpose. There can be at least five to six words which mean the same thing but each paint a different picture when used. The context and situation require various words. But in our quest to actually utilize those words, we often end up making some serious silly mistakes. These sort of mistakes end up making us, looking dumber than we actually are. Listed below are 10 such examples.

10. Accept vs Except

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We have all done the mistake of confusing these two words. They sound the same and even look the same barring the first letters. So let us clear the confusion at first, accept means to receive something willingly. “I am accepting this award”. On the other hand, except highlights exclusion. You are leaving out on something. “ I have done all my work except writing”.