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Ate & Eight - Commonly Confused English Words



Ate – is the past tense of eat

  • We ate a late lunch today, so we are not very hungry.
  • The girls ate at their aunt's house.
  • My dogs ate their dinner. They really like their new dog food.
  • My son ate at school.

Eight – is the number the comes after seven

  • We have to buy eight different kinds of fruit.
  • The girls have to be at school at eight in the morning.
  • My sister is eight years old.
  • My sister has eight handbags.


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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