Common Homophones

Homophones are two or more words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings.

Examples of Common Homophones

While the list of homophones in the English language is quite extensive, some examples of common homophones are the following:

To, Too, Two

I am going to get a bagel and a smoothie for breakfast.

Carlee is in the drama club and Daquan is, too.

Since Victoria is on her way to the restaurant, order two glasses of water.

There, Their, They’re

There is a new bookstore that opened up down the street.

Their Bernese Mountain Dog needs frequent grooming.

They’re (they are) going to see a musical tonight.

Affect, Effect

One bad quiz should not affect your final grade in the class.

Too many extracurriculars can have a negative effect on your stress level.

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