Commonly Confused words Talia Hernandez

Their = shows possession

There =in, at, or to that place or position.

They + are = They're

It + is = It's

Its = belonging to or associated with a thing

Ex. "Turn the camera on its side."

Who + is = Who's

Whose=belonging to or associated with which person.

Ex. "Whose turn is it?" "Whose juice is this?"

Good = to be desired or approved of.

Ex. "This sandwich is very good." "Today was a good day."

Well = in a good or satisfactory way.

Ex. "The team played well today." "Are you feeling well?"

Affect = have an effect on; make a difference to.

Ex. " The rain has an affect on my mood." "My slacking has an affect on my grades

Effect = a change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause.

Ex. "Drugs have a lethal effect."

Accept = consent to receive (a thing offered).

Ex. " I always accept gifts from my friends even when I don't like them."

Except = not including; other than.

Ex. " We all went to the game except my little sister."

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