VERBS OFTEN CONFUSED
Em inglês existem palavras que podem nos levar a cometer erros quando da sua utilização. Abaixo, segue uma lista de pares de verbos que muitas vezes nos confundem.
1 My parents discuss everything before making a decision.
Discuss talk about *sth.
2 I often argue with my mother about doing housework.
Argue speak angrily to **sb.
3 The moment I saw her, I realized something was wrong.
Realize understand fully, become aware of sth.
4 Nobody noticed that Karen had changed her hair colour.
Notice see, observe
5. I left early to avoid the rush hour.
Avoid try not to do something
6 My parents can't prevent me from seeing my friends.
7 I've only met Sarah once but she seems very shy.
Seem general impression.
8 Carol doesn't look very well. I think she's working too hard.
Look physical appearance
9 Do you mind waiting another five minutes until I get there?
Mind get annoyed or upset.
10 It doesn't matter if we're five minutes late.
Matter be a problem.
11 That man reminds me of my father.