There are some silent letters words in the English language. Because it’s a foreign language, they become a problem for many learners.…
A homograph is a word of the same written form as another but of a different origin and meaning.
The word ‘Act’ has two meanings:
1. I am going to act in a play.
2. She is in the second act of the play.
While ‘act’ is a verb in the first sentence, it’s a noun in the second one. The first means “to take any action” whereas the second means “a part of a play”