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Words Often Confused — List B

Pairs/sets of words often confused, beginning with letter B.

bail ~ bale

ballet ~ ballot

bare ~ bear

barely ~ barley

baron ~ barren

barrow ~ borrow ~ burrow

bath ~ bathe

beach ~ beech

beacon ~ bacon

bean ~ been

berth ~ birth

beside ~ besides

between ~ among

biannual ~ biennial

billow ~ bellow

blanch ~ blench

bliss ~ bless

blue ~ blew

boar ~ bore

boarder ~ border

bona fide ~ bona fides

bonny ~ bony

boost ~ boast

born ~ borne

borrow ~ lend

bought ~ brought

boy ~ buoy

brake ~ break

breach ~ breech

breath ~ breathe

bring ~ take

bugger ~ beggar

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