Confused Words: bough vs bow
- If you haven't tried it yet, consider using our free grammar check tool
1. The former village was named after the River that flows through the province.
2. For all that, he was much grieved at the loss of his lance, and saying so to his squire, he added, "I remember having read how a Spanish knight, Diego Perez de Vargas by name, having broken his sword in battle, tore from an oak a ponderous or branch, and with it did such things that day, and pounded so many Moors, that he got the surname of Machuca, and he and his descendants from that day forth were called Vargas y Machuca.
3. He included us all in a sweeping and stalked out of the room.
4. The history of the cottage is referred to in William's 1806 poem, "The Waggoner", in which the protagonist passes by "Where once the Dove and Olive- offered a greeting of good ale to all who entered Grasmere Vale".
5. ``Thank you,''said Albert, with a cold and formal .
6. I pulled off my hat, and made a low towards the farmer.
7. your neck and spread, for the kingdom of sorrow's a coming!
8. your neck and spread, for the pet child of calamity's a coming!'
9. When I approached carelessly and alarmed them, they made a sudden splash and rippling with their tails, as if one had struck the water with a brushy , and instantly took refuge in the depths.
10. The is the foremost part of the hull.
11. It is on Road in , east London, about 300 metres from Church DLR station and is in fare zone 2.
12. ``Cedant arma togae,''said Villefort with a .
13. And then, with a slight , turned again into the plantation, and was soon out of sight.
14. "He doesn't look a credit to the Street cells, does he?"
15. Folklorist Sir James Frazer cited many examples in "The Golden ".
16. and the waiters took it away so quickly that Alice couldn't return its .
17. If I can to her once in the day (I know her to to, knowing Mr. Larkins), I am happier.
18. For decades it was assumed that the Sun had a shock.
19. ``I am going,''said Albert, as he made his parting .
20. Water to fill Beech Reservoir (Sutton and East Surrey Water Company) is pumped from a point just upstream of Penshurst. Watermills.
21. The ribs were hung with trophies; the vertebrae were carved with Arsacidean annals, in strange hieroglyphics; in the skull, the priests kept up an unextinguished aromatic flame, so that the mystic head again sent forth its vapoury spout; while, suspended from a , the terrific lower jaw vibrated over all the devotees, like the hair-hung sword that so affrighted Damocles.
22. A bird sits on the next , life everlasting grows under the table, and blackberry vines run round its legs; pine cones, chestnut burs, and strawberry leaves are strewn about.
23. ``Thanks for the comparison,''said Albert, with a .
24. The property had been by Gaynesford from Sir John Gage in 1550.
25. 'It says "-wough!"' cried a Daisy: 'that's why its branches are called s!'
26. 'Ma'am,' returned Mr. Micawber, with a , 'you are very obliging: and what are you doing, Copperfield?
27. I made my gentleman a distant , and Peggotty barely recognized him.
28. At that the squat substantial-looking mass swayed like a shaken by the wind.
29. and he divided a between me and Traddles, with a glance at the latter.
30. As he was clinging to a branch, however, half-way up in his struggle to reach the top, the , such was his ill-luck and hard fate, gave way, and caught in his fall by a broken limb of the oak, he hung suspended in the air unable to reach the ground.
31. Densities of Hose's langurs positively correlate with tree height, height of the first , tree diameter, and canopy cover, and negatively with vegetation cover at low and ground level.
32. The damaged was left to break up on the rocks.
33. There too the turtle doves sat over the spring, or fluttered from to of the soft white pines over my head; or the red squirrel, coursing down the nearest , was particularly familiar and inquisitive.
Return to full list of frequently confused words