List of commonly confused words in English with meanings

Affect vs. Effect Affect (verb): To influence something.Example: The weather can greatly affect your mood. Effect (noun): The result of a change.Example: The new law had a significant effect on the economy.

Accept vs. Except Accept (verb): To receive or agree to something.Example: She decided to accept the job offer. Except (preposition): Excluding something or someone.Example: Everyone attended the meeting except John.

Than vs. Then Than (conjunction): Used for comparisons.Example: She is taller than her brother. Then (adverb): Refers to time or sequence.Example: We went to the park, and then we had dinner.

There vs. Their vs. They're There (adverb): Refers to a place.Example: The book is over there on the table. Their (possessive pronoun): Belonging to them.Example: Their house is on the corner. They're (contraction): Short for "they are."Example: They're going to the movies tonight.

Your vs. You're Your (possessive pronoun): Belonging to you.Example: Is this your pen? You're (contraction): Short for "you are."Example: You're going to love this movie.

Its vs. It's Its (possessive pronoun): Belonging to it.Example: The cat licked its paws. It's (contraction): Short for "it is" or "it has."Example: It's going to rain today.

Loose vs. Lose Loose (adjective): Not tight or free from constraints.Example: The dog got loose from its leash. Lose (verb): To misplace something or be deprived of it.Example: Don't lose your keys.

Complement vs. Compliment Complement (noun/verb): Something that completes or goes well with something.Example: The wine complements the meal perfectly. Compliment (noun/verb): An expression of praise or admiration.Example: She received a compliment on her dress.