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Commonly Confused Words

Make & Do



Make - to create something, this can be something physical such as a cake, a dress, bookshelves, or something virtual such as effort, noise, phone call, or a demand.

    We are going to make an offer on the house.

    Are you going to make a cake for the holidays?

    I hope the children make an effort to keep the house clean.

    Did you make this dress all by your self?

Do - is used to state an action that is being performed, the action can be something physical such as clean, cook, shopping, or, something virtual such as favor, good, work.

"Do" can be used as an auxiliary verb, and it can be used as a main verb.

    Please go do your homework.

    They do painting & cleaning.

    My parents do a lot of favor for people.

    Does Lori do well in school?

Please Note: The words do & make are both very general terms, they are not used to state a specified action.




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Advice & Advise

A Few & A Little

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Accept & Except

Affect & Effect

Across & Along

Alike & Like

A Few - A Little - Few - Little

Alot & A lot

As & When

All & Very

All & Whole

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Aloud & Allowed

Always & All Ways

Above & Over

Am & PM

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Among & Between

Asure & Sure

Another - Other - The Other

Ate & Eight

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Afraid - Frighten - Scared

Alike & Similar

Because & So

Begin & Start

Berry & Bury

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Bear & Bare

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Borrow & Loan

Born & Burn

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Boring & Dull

Bring & Take

By & On

By & Through

Breeze & Wind

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Belive - Cord - Depend

Cry & Tear

Change & Charge

Cold & Freezing

Cook & Cooker

Close & Closed

Cheap & Inexpensive

Cord & Chord

Believe - Cord - Depend

Could & Should

Dairy & Diary

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Defriend & Unfriend

Despite & In sprite Of

Do & Make

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Discover & Figure Out

Dull & Boring

Ever & Forever

Elder & Older

Either & Neither

Especially & Specially

Everyday & Everyday

ESL & EFL

Figure Out & Discover

Fix & Healthy

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Figure & Figure Out

Fast Food & Junk Food

Floor & Ground

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Flower & Flour

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Following & Next & Preceding

For & To

Fun & Funny

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Grey & Gray

Go Through The Roof

Heat & Temperature

Have To & Must

Hot & Warm

Hole & Whole

Have & Has Chart

Heal & Heel

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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

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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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