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DEFINITION OF HOMOPHONES. Homophones are words which have the same pronunciation but have different spellings and different meanings . ILLUSTRATIONS OF HOMOPHONES. BLEW : To be in a state of motion. Used of the air or of wind. To expel a current of air, as from the mouth or from a bellows. .

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DEFINITION OF HOMOPHONES

  • Homophones are words which have the same pronunciation but have different spellings and different meanings.


ILLUSTRATIONS OF HOMOPHONES

  • BLEW : To be in a state of motion. Used of the air or of wind.

  • To expel a current of air, as from the mouth or from a bellows.


ILLUSTRATIONS OF HOMOPHONES

  • BLUE : COLOUR OF SKY OR SEA

  • Eg. The sky is blue in colour


Son - Sun

  • Son - One's male child – Like Jawaharlal Nehru is son of Motilal Nehru.

  • Sun– It is a star which is center of our planetary system


COT - CAUGHT

  • COT – A small bed on which we sleep.

  • CAUGHT – To capture or seize, especially after a chase


MEET - MEAT

  • MEET - To come upon by chance or arrangement. Eg : I want to meet Sachin Tendulkar

  • MEAT : The edible flesh of animals, especially that of mammals


BOAR - BORE

  • BOAR – WILD ANIMAL

  • BORE – UNINTERESTING AS TO CAUSE MENTAL WEARINESS.


MORE OF THOSE HOMOPHONES

  • WEAR – WHERE

  • TYRE – TIRE

  • NO-KNOW

  • TAIL-TALE

  • NOT-KNOT

  • BEAT-BEET

  • CELL-SELL


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