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Common Errors in English

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English can be a tricky language, even for native speakers. However, by identifying and understanding common errors, we can improve our communication skills. One common error in English language is the misuse of homophones, which are words that sound the same but have different meanings. Confusing "there," "their," and "they're" is a classic example. Additionally, mixing up "its" and "it's" can lead to confusion. Another common error is confusing "affect" and "effect" which can significantly impact the meaning of a sentence. By being aware of these common errors in English, you can make strides in improving your English language skills.

 Affect or Effect
 Loose or Lose
 Principle or Principal
 Prophecy or Prophesy
 Alter or Altar
 Adverse or Averse
 Break or Brake
 Site, Cite, or Sight
 Peasant or Pheasant
 Prey or Pray
 Assure, Ensure, or Insure
 Desert or Dessert
 Plane or Plain
 Exceed or Accede
 Adapt, Adopt, or Adept
 Storey or Story
 Cent, Scent, or Sense
 Weather or Whether
 Economic, Economical, or Economics
 Conscious or Conscience
 Eligible or Illegible
 Ad or Add
 Immigrant or Emigrant
 Stare or Stair

 Tyre or Tire
 Historic or Historical
 Peek, Peak, or Pique
 Pour, Pore, or Poor
 Stationery or Stationary
 Descent, Dissent, or Decent
 Lie or Lay
 Piece or Peace
 Alternative or Alternate
 Official or Officious
 Continuous or Continual
 Addition or Edition
 Compliment or Complement
 Beside or Besides
 Precede, Proceed, or Proceeds
 Role or Roll
 Heart, Hearth, or Hart
 Hear, Hare, Hair, or Here
 Diary or Dairy
 Farther or Further
 Message or Massage
 Pair, Pear, or Pare
 Certain or Curtain
 Course or Coarse

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