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Commonly Confused Words

By & Through



Don't get confused between when to use by and through.

By - close or near

  • The girls walk by the park.
  • The teacher lives by the school.
  • The bus stops by my house.
  • I am going to go by the store.

Through -  going in one side & coming out the other side, such as a tunnel.

  • We are passing through the town.
  • The girls are walking through the park.
  • There is a bus that comes through my street.
  • We like to walk through the mall.



More Confusing Words

A B C D E F G H I J K L M O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Ad & Add

Ad & Add Quiz

Advice & Advise

A Few & A Little

As & Because

As & Because Quiz

Accept & Except

Affect & Effect

Across & Along

Alike & Like

A Few - A Little - Few - Little

Alot & A lot

As & When

All & Very

All & Whole

All & Whole Quiz

Aloud & Allowed

Always & All Ways

Above & Over

Am & PM

Am & PM Quiz

Among & Between

Asure & Sure

Another - Other - The Other

Ate & Eight

Ate & Eight Quiz

Afraid - Frighten - Scared

Alike & Similar

Because & So

Begin & Start

Berry & Bury

Berry & Bury Quiz

Bear & Bare

Bear & Bare Quiz

Borrow & Loan

Born & Burn

Born & Burn Quiz

Boring & Dull

Bring & Take

By & On

By & Through

Breeze & Wind

Breeze & Wind Quiz

Belive - Cord - Depend

Cry & Tear

Change & Charge

Cold & Freezing

Cook & Cooker

Close & Closed

Cheap & Inexpensive

Cord & Chord

Believe - Cord - Depend

Could & Should

Dairy & Diary

Dairy & Diary Quiz

Defriend & Unfriend

Despite & In sprite Of

Do & Make

Do & Make - Quiz

Discover & Figure Out

Dull & Boring

Ever & Forever

Elder & Older

Either & Neither

Especially & Specially

Everyday & Everyday

ESL & EFL

Figure Out & Discover

Fix & Healthy

Fix & Healthy Quiz

Figure & Figure Out

Fast Food & Junk Food

Floor & Ground

Floor & Ground Quiz

Flower & Flour

Flower & Flour Quiz

Following & Next & Preceding

For & To

Fun & Funny

Fun & Funny Quiz

Grey & Gray

Go Through The Roof

Heat & Temperature

Have To & Must

Hot & Warm

Hole & Whole

Have & Has Chart

Heal & Heel

Heal & Heel Quiz

Hear & Here

Hear & Here Quiz

Here & There

History & Story

Home & House

Hotel & Motel

Ill & Sick

Impress & Like

Injured & Wounded

Just Already Finish Still

Knew & New

Keep & Put

Latter & Later

Lose & Loose

Look & View

Mail & Male

Make & Do

Maybe - Perhaps - Probably

Morning & Mourning

Must Not & Do Not Have To

Borrow & Loan

By Now - Now - Now On

Over & Above

Out & Off

Out & Off Quiz

Trouble & Problem

Maybe - Perhaps - Probably

Piece & Peace

Person & People

Pair & Pear

Possibly & Probably

Plane & Plain

Push & Pull

Put & Keep

Quit & Quiet

Quite & Quiet

Road & Street

Role & Roll

Resent & Recent

Really & Very

Speak & Talk

Say & Tell

Scared - Afraid - Frighten

See & Look & Watch

Should & Shall

Should & Could

Sick & Ill

Similar & Alike

So & Because

So & Too

Stationary & Stationery

Start & Begin

Story & History

Tear & Cry

Tall & Long

Too & Very

Tree & Three

Through & By

Though & Although

Through & Through Out

Then & Than

Trouble & Problem

That & Which

Toxic & Poison

There & Their

So & Too

To & For

Usual & Usually

Used To & Use To

Am Used To & Used To

View & Watch

Write & Right

Where & When & Why

Will & Would

Weather & Climate

Who & That & Whom & Whose

Your & You're

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