Confusing Heteronyms or Homographs

                        Why it is so hard to learn English

    Do you know what these mean?

  1. The bandage was wound around the wound.
  2. The farm was used to produce produce.
  3. The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
  4. His expert use of a bow made the audience bow.
  5. He could lead if he would get the lead out.
  6. The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
  7. Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.
  8. When the bell rang, the dove dove into the tree.
  9. A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
  10. I did not object to the object.
  11. There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
  12. The chair was too close to the door and we could not close the door.
  13. The buck does a funny dance when the does are present.
  14. A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
  15. To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
  16. The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
  17. After a number of injections my jaw got number.
  18. Upon seeing the tear in my new dress, I shed a tear.
  19. I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.

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