Thursday, December 28, 2017

Homographs & Heteronyms, 2

These types of words may contribute to making English a challenging language to learn for some individuals.

  • The bandage was wound around the wound.
  • He could lead if he would get the lead out.
  • The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
  • Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.
  • A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
  • Upon seeing the tear in the painting she shed a tear.
  • A row erupted when the row of paintings was uncovered and two patrons wanted the same painting.
  • It was my task to subject the subject to a series of tests.
  • How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?
Homographs: words spelled the same but with more than one meaning

Heteronyms: Homographs that are pronounced differently

No comments: