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Common Mistakes and Confusing Words in English

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Scared is an adjective used to describe a person or maybe an animal that is frightened or worried.

For example: "Hirantha was too scared to go white water kayaking in Sri Lanka."

Scary (scarey) is an adjective used to describe something or someone that causes fear or terror.

For example: "The horror movie was really scary."

!Note - Just remember "I'm scared of scary things, but I'm not scary."


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