catalenamara (catalenamara) wrote,

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.)

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