catalenamara (catalenamara) wrote,
catalenamara
catalenamara

September post # 19: Words that sound the same...

I've only run across this twice. But listening to audio books has made me aware of two words pairs that sound the same and mean precisely the opposite.

I was listening to an audio book today and heards the phrase, "steal her resolve", only the true meaning turned out to be "steel her resolve."

(I had the same issue with raise/raze awhile back.)
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments