Plate or Plait?
Exemple : ‘’I bought a lovely antique plate at the auction.’’
The words "plate" and "plait" can be homonyms and are often mixed up. A "plate" is a noun which can be used to denote a piece of crockery as well as a piece of something which is flat. It is also important to note that the words "plate" and "plait" are not always pronounced in the same way and "plait" can be pronounced as "plat."
Exemple : ‘’I love the plait in your hair!’’
A "plait" is most often associated hair-style which involves braiding three strands of hair. It can also be done with any materials which are long and pliable.