Commonly confused Words Kathleen Mincks

They're, Their, There

They're is a contraction of they are. Example: They are upset. (or) They're upset.

Their shows possession. Example: Their dog ran that way.

There shows where something is. Example: My cat is under there.

It's, Its
Whose, Who's

Whose shows possession. Who's is a contraction of who is.

Good; Well

Good describes the noun. Well describes the action.

Affect, Effect

Affect is usually a verb and effect is a noun. Affect shows how you affect someone's life. Effect shows the result of what you did.

Accept, Except

Accept means you will receive something from someone. Except means without.

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