👇Common mistakes with confused words👇

⭕️Say and Tell.

❌Don’t say: He told, ‘I will/ll go home.’ He told that he’d go home.

✔️Say: He said, ‘I will/’ll go home.’ He said that he’d go home.

⭕️Make and Do.

🔴(a) Make.

❌Don’t say: The carpenter did a large table.

✔️Say: The carpenter made a large table.

🔴(b) Do.

❌Don’t say: You must make your work carefully.

✔️Say: You must do your work carefully.

⭕️Lie and Lay.

🔴(a) Lie.

❌Don’t say: I’m going to lay down for an hour.

✔️Say: I’m going to lie down for an hour.

🔴(b) Lay.

❌Don’t say: Please lie the exam papers on the desk.

✔️Say: Please lay out the exam papers on the desk.

⭕️Sit and Seat.

🔴(a) Sit.

❌Don’t say: We seat at a desk to write a letter.

✔️Say: We sit at a desk to write a letter.

🔴(b) Seat.

❌Don’t say: He sat the passengers one by one.

✔️Say: He seated the passengers one by one.

⭕️Rise and Raise.

🔴(a) Rise.

❌Don’t say: Val raises very early in the morning.

✔️Say: Val rises very early in the morning.

🔴(b) Raise.

❌Don’t say: She rose their salaries too often.

✔️Say: She raised their salaries too often.

⭕️Like and Love.

❌Don’t say: I like you! Will you marry me?

✔️Say: I love you! Will you marry me?

⭕️Stay and Remain.

🔴(a) Stay.

❌Don’t say: We remained in a very good hotel.

✔️Say: We stayed in a very good hotel.

🔴(b) Remain.

❌Don’t say: Not many figs have stayed on the tree.

✔️Say: Not many figs have remained on the tree.

⭕️Hanged and Hung.

🔴(a) Hanged.

❌Don’t say: No-one has been hung in Britain since 1964.

✔️Say: No-one has been hanged in Britain since 1964.

🔴(b) Hung.

❌Don’t say: We hanged the picture on the wall.

✔️Say: We hung the picture on the wail.

⭕️Wear and Put on.

🔴(a) Wear.

❌Don’t say: Kathy always puts on black shoes.

✔️Say: Kathy always wears black shoes.

🔴(b) Put on.

❌Don’t say: I wear my clothes in the morning.

✔️Say: I put on my clothes in the morning.

⭕️Tear and Tear up.

🔴(a) Tear.

❌Don’t say: John tore up his coat on a nail.

✔️Say: John tore his coat on a nail.

🔴(b) Tear up.

❌Don’t say: Philip was angry and tore the letter.

✔️Say: Philip was angry and tore up the letter.

⭕️Grow and Grow up.

🔴(a) Grow.

❌Don’t say: These flowers grow up very quickly.

✔️Say: These flowers grow very quickly.

🔴(b) Grow up.

❌Don’t say: When I grow I’ll be a doctor.

✔️Say: When I grow up I’ll be a doctor.

⭕️Pick and Pick up.

🔴(a) Pick.

❌Don’t say: We picked up flowers in the garden.

✔️Say: We picked flowers in the garden.

🔴(b) Pick up.

❌Don’t say: The naughty boy picked a stone.

✔️Say: The naughty boy picked up a stone.

⭕️Deal with and Deal in.

🔴(a) Deal with.

❌Don’t say: This book deals in common errors.

✔️Say: This book deals with common errors.

🔴(b) Deal in.

❌Don’t say: A bookseller deals with books.

✔️Say: A bookseller deals in books.
To deaf with means to have to do with, to deal in means.