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Commonly Confused Words

Collect & Gather

Collect – to get from someone; to gather together; to gather things as a hobby

  • I need to collect money from everyone for the party.
  • The landlord needs to collect the rent every month.
  • They are collecting money for the wedding. They still need some more money.
  • The school is going to collect food from people who need it.
  • I collect toys. I have a huge collection of toys in my house.

Note: Collect is usually not used for people

Gather – to accumulate over time; to accumulate a little at a time

  • We are going to meet up, so we can gather different ideas.
  • We are going to gather berries, so we can make a pie.
  • We need to gather in sports hall for a meeting tonight.
  • The team always gathers in the coffee shop near the field after the game.
  • We need to gather all the leaves that fell, so we can rake them up.

Collect & Gather

Cereal & Serial

Coach & Couch

Cake & Cupcake

Crack Up & Crack Down

Crack Up & Crack Down Quiz

Carry & Hold

Carry On & Carry Out

Compact & Small

Compact & Small Quiz

Center & Centre

Cry & Tear

Cry & Tear Quiz

Clothes & Cloth

Clothes & Cloth Quiz

Change & Charge

Change & Charge Quiz

Cold & Freezing

Cold & Freezing Quiz

Come Back & Go Back

Cook & Cooker

Cook & Cooker Quiz

Cell & Sell

Cell & Sell Quiz

Close & Closed

Cheap & Inexpensive

Cheap & Inexpensive Quiz

Cord & Chord

Cord & Chord Quiz

Believe - Count On - Depend

Can & May

Can & May Quiz

Can't & Must

Can't & Must Quiz

Could & Would

Could & Should

Discreet & Discrete

Dream vs Goal

Draw & Drawer

Draw & Drawer Quiz

Dive & Drive

Dive & Drive Quiz

Deer & Dear

Deer & Dear Quiz

Dairy & Diary

Dairy & Diary Quiz

Defriend & Unfriend

Despite & In sprite Of

Do & Make

Do & Make - Quiz

Discover & Figure Out

Dull & Boring

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Confusing Words Staring With B

Confusing Words Staring With C - D

Confusing Words Staring With E - F - G

Confusing Words Staring With H - I

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

Confusing Words Staring With P - Q - R

Confusing Words Staring With S

Confusing Words Staring With T

Confusing Words Staring With U - V - W - X - Y - Z