Confusing usage words part seven

  • right: (noun) claim or title; (adjective) proper; just; correct;
    (adverb) directly; (verb) to put in proper order
    Freedom of speech is one of our rights. (noun)
    Is this the right way to tie this knot? (adjective)
    Come right home after school. (adverb)
    Let’s right the wrongs we committed. (verb)
    rite: (noun) a ceremony
    The religious woman performed the rite in front of twenty people.
    wright: (noun) a worker
    One of Mike’s relatives worked as a wheelwright many years ago.
    write: (verb) to record in print
    Please write your name on this line.

  • set: (verb) to put in place
    Please set the table for dinner, James.
    sit: (verb) to rest in a seated position
    Sit down for a while, and catch your breath.

  • than: (conjunction) word used to compare two or more people, places,
    things, or ideas
    Yvonne is older than I.
    then: (adverb) at that time
    I then told him that he was doing the right thing.

  • unless: (subordinating conjunction) in any other case than
    Unless you have a good reason, the coach expects you to be here with
    the rest of us.
    without: (preposition) lacking; with none of; (adverb) outside
    Without this card, I will not be admitted. (preposition)
    He ran without. (adverb)