1) To and Fro:
That day he was walking to and fro in anger.
2) Ups and downs:
We have to suffer many ups and downs in our life.
3) Wear and tear: degradation
Think about wear and tear while accepting this proposal.
4) Thick and thin: Good and bad condition
My friends stand by me through thick and thin.
5) Sixes and sevens: Great noise
In the absence of teacher, the class is at sixes and sevens.
6) Pros and cons: Good and bad side
Think pros and cons before accepting this job.
7) Part and parcel: Very important
Problems are a part and parcel of our life.
8) Hustle and bustle: Great hurry
When the train comes, the station is full of hustle and bustle.
9) Helter and skelter: Disorder
When the police arrived, the mob was running helter and skelter.
10) Heart and soul: With all power
I always support you heart and soul.
11) Hard and fast: Strict, several
Take your time to do this; there is no hard and fast rule.
12) Hand in hand: altogether
Joys and sorrows come in our life hand in hand.
13) Face to face: facing each other
I want to talk to you face to face.
14) Bread and butter: livelihood
He earns bread and butter by writing poems and novels.
15) All in all: Very important person.
He is all in all in our society.
1) Accessary – a helper in any act
Accessory – additional
2) Accident – an unexpected happening usually
tragic in nature
Incident – occurrence
3) Accept – to agree, to take
Except – exempt
4) Access – approach
Excess – more than enough
5) Abjure – to renounce
Adjure – to appeal
6) Abstain – avoid a thing
Refrain – avoid an action
7) Addition – putting more
Edition – number or form of publication
8) Adept – skillful
Adapt – to suit, to adjust
Adopt – to take up
9) Adject – miserable
Object – purpose
10) Allusion – reference
Illusion – False idea
11) Adverse – contrary, hostile
Adverse – unwilling, reluctant
12) Aggregate – total
Aggravate – to worsen
13) Air – wind
Ere – before
Heir – one who inherits
14) Affect – to act
Effect – accomplish
15) Admission – being admitted
Admittance – letting in
16) Allude – to make an indirect reference
Elude – to escape, evade
17) Altar – sacred place of worship
Alter – change
18) Amiable – lovable
Amicable – friendly way
19) Ark – a boat
Arc – a part of a circle
Arch – a curved structure
20) Apposite – proper
Opposite – contrary
21) Appreciable – considerable, noticeable
Appreciative – thankful, admirable
Apprehensive – anxious, worried
22) Apathy – indifference
Antipathy – hostility
23) Alternate – perform by turns
Alternative – choice
24) Alternation – change
Altercation – quarrel
25) Assent – agreement
Ascent – climbing up, going up
26) Ascetic – one leading an ouster life
Aesthetic – having a love for beauty and art
27) Assay – purity
Essay – a piece of composition
28) Aught – anything
Ought – Modal auxiliary
29) Avert – to turn away
Invert – to reverse the order of
30) Artists – who practices fine arts
Artiste – a performer in singing / dancing