Commonly confused words
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Accept: to take something that is offered to you or to agree with something.
Except: not included
I can accept every argument that you make except the last one.
Adapt: to change to fit a new situation
Adopt: to accept a suggestion
In order to adopt my new class schedule, I had to adapt to getting up earlier.
Advice: an opinion you give to someone about what they should do
Advise: to tell someone what you think they should do
My professor advised me to take English class. I took her advice
Affect: to do something that cause a change in something or someone
Effect: the way in which an event, act, or person changes someone or something
The heavy snowstorm affected every business in town, including the university. The biggest effect was the university shutting down for a week.
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