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Along vs. Across - Confusing Words In English



Along – is used to state someone or something is moving in one direction

  • We like to walk along the beach.
  • The city put up holiday decorations all along the street.
  • There are no lights along the highway, so driving at night is dangerous.
  • I love the trees that are along the street.

Across – is used to state on the other side of someone or something

  • My sister lives across the street.
  • I have to go across the bridge to get to work.
  • My brother's room is across the hall from my room.
  • I want to swim across the lake.


As & Because

As & When

Aloud & Allowed

All & Very

Above & Over

Ever & Forever

Across & Along

Advice & Advise

Afraid - Frighten - Scared

Affect & Effect

A Few & A Little

Alike & Similar

Alot & A lot

Already Finish Just Still

Although & Though

All & Whole

Always & All Ways

AM & PM

Another - Other - The Other

Ate & Eight

Ill & Sick

Few & Little

Back up & Backup

Because & So

Begin & Start

Believe - Count On - Depend &

Berry & Bury

Bring & Take

By & On

By & Through

Change & Charge

Cook & Cooker

Close & Closed

Cord & Chord

Despite & In sprite Of

Do & Make

Do & Make Quiz

Ever & Forever

Elder & Older

Discover& Figure Out

Fast Food & Junk Food

Flower & Flour

Following & Next & Preceding

For & To

Fun & Funny

Figure & Figure Out

Grey & Gray

Have To & Must - Confusing Words

Have & Has Chart

Heal & Heel

Hear & Here

Here & There

History & Story

Home & House

Hotel & Motel

Just Already Finish Still

Knew & New

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