1. Affect (动词) / Effect (名词)
Did the bad weather affect your summer holiday?
What has the effect of high interest rates been on this year’s sales?
2. Borrow/ Lend
I need to borrow $2,000 from my bank.
My bank has agreed to lend me £2,000.
Our machines are controlled by a central computer system.
The cash machines are inspected (checked)once a day by our staff.
I am interested in homeopathy.
I find homeopathy very interesting.
5. Journey (名词)/Travel (动词)
Some people have a long journey to work.
Some people have to travel far to get to work.
The Bank of England has raised interest rates. (‘Raise’ takes an object)
Interest Rates have risen in the last few years. (‘Rise’ does not take an object)
How much is this baguette? Can I have a receipt for it?
I love this bread. How did you make it? Can you give me the recipe?
I must remember to take my tennis racket tomorrow. (I remember)
Could you please remind me to take my tennis racket tomorrow. (You remind me)
Gill always saves a part of her salary every month. She is very sensible.
Gill is very sensitive to any type of criticism.
I am so sorry I’m late. The traffic was stationary all the way from the airport.
We have run out of envelopes and paper. We need to do a stationery order this week.