Homophones - Same Sound, Different Meaning (Part I)
Dodane przez Tomasz H. 18 sierpnia 2014 w kategorii: Język angielski, Leksyka, Porady językowe, Porady ogólne
See / Sea
See -> to be conscious of what is around you by using your eyes e.g. I can see you!
Sea -> the salty water that covers a large part of the surface of the Earth, or a large area of salty water, smaller than an ocean, that is partly or completely surrounded by land e.g. We went swimming in the sea.
One / Won
One -> the number 1 e.g. She'll be one year old tomorrow.
Won (past tense) -> to achieve first position and/or get a prize in a competition e.g. Which year was it that England won the World Cup?
Their / There
Their -> belonging to them e.g We gave the their jackets.
There -> to, at, or in that place e.g. Put the chair there.
Sight / Site
Sight -> the ability to see e.g. If your sight is poor, don't ride a bike.
Site -> a place where something happened, is happening or will happen e.g. This is the site of the crash.
Wheel -> a circular object connected at the centre to a bar, used for making vehicles or parts of machines move e.g. I lost control of my car when I lost my wheel.
Weal -> a raised mark on the skin caused by being hit or injured e.g. His back is covered with weals. Was he beaten?
Hole / Whole
Hole -> an empty space in an object, usually with an opening to the object's surface e.g. My T-Shirt has a hole in it.
Whole -> complete or not divided e.g. The whole town was destroyed by the earthquake.
There is a small mistake in "don't drive a bike." it is "don't ride a bike.".