Easily Confused Words


Here / Hear


in this place

  • My mom is picking me up here.
  • Here is your coat.
  • The library is not far from here.
  • Here you go!


to perceive sound with the ear

  • Did you hear that strange noise?
  • We didn't hear you come in.
  • When they heard the bell, they ran to class.

to be informed of

  • We didn't hear the news until today.
  • If I hear anything about it, I'll let you know.


Instructions for the quiz:

Fill in each blank with here or hear.