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Saturday, 19 July 2014

Hilarious Homophones with Examples and Explanations - Animals

The English language can be confusing. Homophones are especially tricky. A homophone is a word that sounds the same as another word but has a different meaning. Even native speakers often have problems with homophones!

These homophones have an animal theme. How many of these homophones can you understand? Take a look below the illustration for a vocabulary lesson.

Homophones vocabulary:

Grizzly – a large North American brown bear.
Grisly – something that causes horror or disgust.
Guerrilla – a member of a small independent group, which typically fights against larger forces.
Gorilla – a great ape found in the forests of central Africa. It is the largest living primate.
Soul – a style of popular music, combining elements of gospel and rhythm and blues.
Sole – a European flatfish.
Flee – to run away.
Flea – a small wingless jumping insect.
Dear -  used as an affectionate or friendly form of address.
Deer - a hoofed animal with bony antlers.

Friday, 18 July 2014

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