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

GUILTY - VALID
GUILTY = judged to have committed a crime, responsible for doing something wrong

Examples:

Betty has been found guilty of drug trafficking.

Students who are guilty of cheating, as determined by the teacher, will be given a grade of zero on the material.


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VALID = having legal force

Examples:

My passport is valid for another two years.

The Road Traffic Act states that not only is it an offence to drive a motor vehicle without a valid driving licence, but that is an offence to cause or permit someone to do so.












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