Updated: Nov 27, 2018
Homographs, son palabras que se escriben de manera similar pero poseen diferentes significados y se pronuncian de manera diferente, A continuación vamos a ver las palabras homógrafas más importantes del inglés.
Close /kləʊs/ or /kleuz/
Close /kleuz/: cerca
1-It was a really closed finish and they had to use a video replace to see who won the race.
Close /kləʊs/: cerrar
2- What time does does the ticket office close? we need to get our tickets for the match on Saturday.
Row /rəʊ/ or /raʊ/
Row/rəʊ/ : Lio, trifulca
3- The coach had a row with one of his players and threw a boot at him.
4- We were sitting in the front row so could almoust touch the players.
Row /rəʊ/: Remar
5-People who row tend to have a very well developed biceps
Minute /´minit/ or [maɪˈnjuːt]
6-He scored a goal just one minute before the refree blew the final withle.
7-He was disqualified because they found a minute quantity of a banned substance in his blood sample.
Tear /tɪə/ or /tɛər/
8-If you tear a muscle or a ligament you not may be able to train for six months
9-As she listened to the anthem play, a tear rolled down her cheek.
Content /kənˈtent/ or /ˈkɒntent/
10-Football players never seem content with their contracts.
They're always trying to negotiate better conditions.
11-The content of the programme was a two-hour analysis of the match.
Wound /wuːnd/ or /waʊnd/
12- You could see his head wound bleeding as he was taken off the pitch.
/wauːnd/: ] PT PP of wind * Pasado o pretérito de wind
13- He wound the tape tightly round his anle to prevent a sprain.
Use: /juse/ or /juze/
14- It's no use complaining; the umpire's decision is final
15 -If you use a high-tech swimsuit, you will be able to swim much faster.