Hilarious Homophones #3
If you're trying to learn English, you'll know it can be confusing. Homophones are especially tricky. A homophone is a word that sounds the same as another word but has a different meaning. Even native speakers often have problems with homophones!
You may remember our previous Hilarious Homophones #2 illustration. This time our homophones have an animal theme. How many of these homophones can you understand? Take a look below the illustration for a vocabulary lesson.
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Grizzly – a large North American brown bear.
Grisly – something that causes horror or disgust.
Guerrilla – a member of a small independent group, which typically fights against larger forces.
Gorilla – a great ape found in the forests of central Africa. It is the largest living primate.
Soul – a style of popular music, combining elements of gospel and rhythm and blues.
Sole – a European flatfish.
Flee – to run away.
Flea – a small wingless jumping insect.
Dear - used as an affectionate or friendly form of address.
Deer - a hoofed animal with bony antlers.
What did you think? Have you learned any new words? Which was your favorite pair of words?
You can find the separate homophone illustrations here: