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Follow & Next - Commonly Confused Words In English



Following- is the next thing in a specific order

  • February is the month following January.
  • We will meet the following week.
  • The new teaching is following the same order, as the old teacher.

Next - come right after something or someone;

  • I am the next person in line.
  • I get off the bus at the next stop.
  • What are you going to do next?

Preceding - is used for something or someone, comes before something or someone,

  • There was a fire preceding a big noise
  • There was a big dinner preceding the football game.
  • We TV program will return preceding the commercials.


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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