In English, existem words que têm a mesma grafia (ou seja, são homographs) and a mesma pronunciation (ou seja, são homophones). Mas elas mudam de significado conforme o context. Vamos conhecer some:
LYING X LYING
(Pronunciation: LÁIN )
Eg 1: It’s cold.I am here, lying on my bed…
Eg 2: Pinocchio! I don’t believe you are lying again!!
LEFT X LEFT
(Pronunciation: LÉFT )
Eg 1: Turn right e depois turn left.
Eg 2: Sorry, dr. Sanders left há five minutes. She will return next week.
LIKE X LIKE
(Pronunciation: LÁIK )
Eg 1: I really like this duck!
Eg 2: I never eat sweet foods, like chocolate and cake, in the morning. (Here, like is equivalent to ‘for example’.)