GCSE English

Warn and worn

Warn is a verb that is used to tell someone about danger!
e.g. "I must warn those boys not to fly their kite near those pylons!"

The best way of remembering the difference is the first three letters: war.
War involves danger and getting into trouble. Warn is therefore all about danger.

Worn is the past tense of wear.
e.g. "Britney has worn a wig since shaving her head."

Advice and advise
Affect and effect
Bought and brought
Complement and compliment
Discreet and discrete
Hear and here
Its and it's
Lead and led
Less and fewer
Licence and license
Loose and lose
  Plane and plain
Poor, pore and pour
Practice and practise
Principal and principle
Sort and sought
Stationary and stationery - new!
There, their and they're
Threw, through and thorough
To and too
Warn and Worn
Whose and who's
Your and you're

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