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Commonly Confused Words

Now - By now - Now on



Now – at the present moment

  • We are going to the store now.
  • The girls are on the phone now.

Now On – from the present moment until some time in the future

  • We are going to go to the food store only on Tuesday from now on. I do not have time to go to the store all the time.
  • The dogs are going to sleep inside the house from now on. It is too cold to let them sleep outside.

By Now – something that should of happened before the present moment (before this time, or before now)

  • My father should have been home from the store by now. He left a long time ago.
  • My donkeys should be feeling better by now. They were sick, so I called the doctor for them.

Just Already Finish Still

Knew & New

Keep & Put

Latter & Later

Lose & Loose

Look & View

Mail & Male

Make & Do

Maybe - Perhaps - Probably

Morning & Mourning

Must Not & Do Not Have To

Borrow & Loan

By Now - Now - Now On

Over & Above

Out & Off

Out & Off Quiz

More Confusing Words

Confusing Words With A

Confusing Words With B

Confusing Words With C - D

Confusing Words With E - F - G

Confusing Words With H - I

Confusing Words With J - K - L - M - N - O

Confusing Words With P - Q - R

Confusing Words With S

Confusing Words With T

Confusing Words With T