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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
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
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.