Pseudo Homonyms

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Technical Writing
Bautista, Ma. Joydel D.
FM09205 Prof. Anitha Dela Cruz

Pseudo homonyms

This is words that are similar in sound but different in meaning and spelling.

Examples:

write/right : Please write your name. Are you right handed?  no/know: No dogs are allowed here. Do you know the answer?  new/knew: She has a new dog. Dad knew how to make omelets.  eye/I: I enjoy reading. The pirate has a patch over one eye.  see/sea: Can you see the lights? Whales live in the sea.  sale/sail: Is the sailboat for sale? Let's sail to the garage sale.  stare/stair: Just stare straight ahead. She slipped on the stair going into her house.  fare/fair: Is it fair that the bus fare is so expensive?  pair/pear: Mom put a pair of pears in the refrigerator.  made/maid: The hotel maid made our beds each morning. 

be/bee: Don't be scared of a little bumble bee. 
red/read: Yesterday, he read the book with the red cover.  threw/through: He threw the ball and it rolled through the mud.  here/hear: Did you hear that she wants to move here? 
piece/peace: There will be no peace in this house if someone ate the last piece of Dad's birthday cake.  ate/eight: The kid ate eight pancakes! 
flee/flea: Why didn't the dog flee when the flea came its way?  one/won: He won one medal at the track meet. 
meet/meat: I have yet to meet someone who doesn't eat meat.  there/their: Their new house is over there. 
two/to: Two dogs went into the dog house to eat their kibble Technical Writing
Javier, Carina
FM09205
Prof: Anitha B. Dela Cruz
Pseudo homonyms
This is words that are similar in sound but different in meaning and spelling. Examples :
 meet/meat: I have yet to meet someone who doesn't eat meat. 

threw/through: He threw the ball and it rolled through the mud.  piece/peace: There will be no peace in this house if someone ate the last piece of Dad's birthday cake.  two/to:...
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