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Confusing Words > watch and clock
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

WATCH AND CLOCK
CLOCK - a device for showing time, which is usually found in or on a building and is NOT worn by a person

Examples:

The town-hall clock says 11 o'clock.
What an attractive kitchen clock!


WATCH - a small clock which is worn on a strap around the wrist or, sometimes, connected to a piece of clothing by a chain or carried in the pocket

Examples:

My watch seems to have stopped - it says 8:17 but I'm sure it must be later.
Right-handed people usually wear a watch on their left wrist.









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