Here's another list of commonly-interchanged words. Check the difference in their meanings.
Use further to refer to degree or extent
Farther down the road stands a huge oak tree with brittle branches.
I would speak further on the subject matter after the lunch break.
2. Flair, Flare
Flair refers to talent or ability
Flare refers to a sudden outburst of emotion or trouble.
I want to recommend somebody with a flair in designing magazine covers.
Problems inevitably flare up during campaign periods.
3. Hanged, hung
Hanged means “executed.”
Hung means “suspended.”
The judge ordered him to be hanged for crimes against humanity.
My Aunt’s plastic flowers hung from the ceiling in the balcony.
4. Lay, lie
Lay – transitive verb means to place (lay, laid, laid)
Lie – intransitive verb means to recline ( lie, lay, lain)
A person may lie down to rest .
He should lay a blanket on the bed. (with an object)
Once a person lays an object on any surface, that object lies there until someone else takes it.
5. Lend, Loan
The easiest way to deal with these words is simply to use lend as a verb and loan as a noun.
The bank will lend us money for the construction project at a low interest rate.
We are seeking a Php 7.3 million loan from that commercial bank.
6. Loose, Lose
Loose is the opposite of tight
Lose is the opposite of win or find
The team had so much promise. I didn’t expect it to lose.
The door knob has loose bolts.
7. Titled, entitled
Use titled when referring to a name of publication, book or an article
Entitled means has a right or claim to something
In 1999, she wrote an award-winning book titled (not entitled) Poetry and Me.
He is entitled to one-half of his father’s estate.
8. Tortuous, torturous
Tortuous means winding
Torturous refers to extreme suffering and pain
We passed through the tortuous Kennon road when we went to Baguio.
Being incarcerated through no fault of my own is a torturous situation.
9. till, until
These words are interchangeable.
We spent the time chatting till (or until) the wee hours of the morni
10. Unaware, unawares
Unaware means not aware or cognizant. It is an adjective
Unawares means unexpected, without warning. It is an adverb.
The reporter was unaware he was being photographed.
The man caught the reporter unawares.
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