There are a lot of verbs in english that are confusing. So, I decided to explain the difference of 5 confusing verbs than you may use in the daily English.
– Confusing verbs:
- Lend /lend/ / Borrow /‘bouru/
lend: Money to somebody.
Borrow: money from somebody.
2. Say /sei/ / Tell /tel/
Say: Something to somebody (i.e. Sorry)
Tell: Somebody something (i.e. A joke)
3. Look /luk/ / Look like /luk laik/
Look: After Look we use an adjective or an age. (e.g. look happy / Look about 10 years old)
Look like: After Look like we use a noun. (e.g. Look like your sister)
4. Win /win/ / Earn /3:n/
Win: something (i.e. A match or a prize).
Earn: A salary or money.
5. Know /nau// meet /mi:t/
know: Somebody well or something.
Meet: Somebody for the first time.
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