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To those who don't have english as their first language

What are 2 or more words you get confused?

I know the difference between a fridge and a freezer very well, but I always gotta stop and think before using the right word.
Raaii · 18-21, F
When I was small I faced some big difficulties to remember those words
Which sounds the same but have different spelling
Even now my vocabulary is not really strong
Irsyjust manageable 🤦‍♀️
Harmonium1923 · 51-55, M
It’s my first language but sometimes I’ll use some expressions I heard from my grandmother, who grew up speaking Yiddish. For instance, to “hot up” leftovers, instead of “heat up”.
CrazyMusicLover · 31-35
Exactly that. I always must think what is the freezer called because I automatically want to use the word fridge.
I'm sure there are others too but I don't remember.

There are also many words I come across but still don't know the meaning because I didn't care to look it up or if I did, I forgot. They're words that you can find in music bands' names, business names or people's usernames. Like evanescence, lugubrious, paramount, efflorescence...
Cousin and nephew/niece. They are both neef/nicht in Dutch. I've looked up the difference many times, but it just doesn't stick.
BarbossasHusband · 36-40, M
@NerdyPotato that would complicate things indeed.
It is my first language, but I've picked up sayings from my mum. Open the light. Shut the light. It's literal translations. There's a few words I'll say in Greek Cypriot first too, just because I forget the English.
I don't get words confused often, but I remember once confusing "bank" and "bench" since in German "Bank" can mean both.

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