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Commonly Misused Words #7

It’s Monday! Time for Commonly Misused Words #7
Bemused v Amused.
Bemused means confused but amused means that you find something funny. It’s not so easy to illustrate this by means of examples, as both words could fit certain sentences but with different meanings.
e.g. ‘She was bemused by his behaviour’ means something totally different to ‘She was amused by his behaviour’. Got it?! Tune in tomorrow for #8


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