(Words that are spelt like another words but which have different meanings)
1. Arm (a body part) — The man was grabbed by the arm (N).
Arm (to provide weapons for yourself/ somebody) — The soldiers got armed (V) against the enemy.
2. Battle — The battle (N) of Buxar was won by the East India Company.
Battle — The Indian soldiers battled (V) against the soldiers of Pakistan.
3. Book — I purchased a book (N) on adventure.
Book (to arrange with a hotel, theater, etc. to have a room) — We booked (V) a room in a hotel in Shimla.
4. Bear — Bears (N) look attractive.
Bear (to produce) — The guava tree has started bearing (V) fruits.
5. Bank — There are only two banks (N) in this small city.
Bank (N) (edge of a river) — I spent sometime on the bank (N) of a river.
Bank (V) (to rely) — You can bank (V) upon me for any type of help.
6. Fan — The fan (N) is moving slowly.
Fan — The poor lady was fanning (V) her sick child with a piece of cloth.
7. Fine — We came through several fine (N) sights in Shimla.
Fine — The court fined (V) the man five thousand rupees.
8. Fast — People keep a day’s fast (N) on Mahashivaratri.
Fast — David is my fast (Adj.) friend.
Fast — Ria runs fast (Adv.).
9. Man — The man (N) seems emotionally strong.
Man — The hall was manned (V) with people.
10. Water — We need water (N) to live.
Water — I water (V) plants in the evening.