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House & Home - Commonly Confused Words In English



Home & house can be confusing as to which word is correct. I hope this artifice makes it easier for you to understand when to you house & when to you home.

Home - a place where people or animals live; a home is not a physical building

  • I want to go home.
  • When will your sister be home?
  • Do you still live at home with your family?
  • The dogs at the dog shelter need a home?

House - a physical place where people or animals live

  • Do you live in a big house?
  • I live in a very old house.
  • There are only three houses on my street.
  • My sister bought a new house.


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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