Many of my students know what this word means, but some of them use it incorrectly. When a person is confused, he or she isn’t at all sure about something. There’s a feeling of disorientation and uncertainty.
There are different ways of using this as a verb. Because so many students use it when talking about English, I’ll provide examples for that particular situation and use the first person (I, me): Notice that some of these sentences are in the active voice and some are in the passive voice:
These sentences use the word "confuse" as an adjective. The past participle (confused) can serve as both verb and adjective:
Use the word "confusion" as a noun.
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January 26 , 2013