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Corporation vs. Cooperation

English is a distinctive language where many words are so similar that they cause confusion in the readers and writers minds. Cooperation and corporation are an example of such word...

correlate - correct spelling

correlate verb, noun, and adjectiveExample: The accountant tried to correlate income and expenses. ...

correlate, correlative, correlation - vocabulary

correlate, correlative, correlation - verb Correlate: to establish an orderly connection or relation; to have, or stand in, a relation.adjective...

correlative conjunction

These conjunctions come in pairs. We have five of them:not … but not only … but also both … and neither … nor either … orAll good writers routinely use these conjunctions in their style. You should,...

correspondence - correct spelling

correspondence nounExample: Our correspondence over the years has kept us informed....

corroborate - correct spelling

corroborate verbExample: The administrator will corroborate the testimony of the teacher....

corroboration, corroborate - vocabulary

corroboration, corroborate - noun Corroboration: the act of making more certain, the act of corroborating. verb Corrobor...

cough - correct spelling

cough noun and verbExample: His racking cough disrupted the meeting. nounExample: ...

could - correct spelling

could auxiliary verbNote: Though most auxiliary verbs do not exhibit tense, the word could serves as a past tense of the auxiliary verb can....

council - correct spelling

council nounNot counsel.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses council and counsel. ...

counsel - correct spelling

counsel noun and verbNot council.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses council and counsel....

Counsel vs. Council

There are many words that sound the same or nearly the same, but have different meanings. In English, these ...

counsel, council

Lawyers are most familiar with the word counsel, meaning “advice” or “guidance.” Also, a lawyer is often referred to as a counsel. A corporation, for example, has a general counsel...

Counsellor vs. Counselor

Spelling differences in American and British English are widespread and well-documented. From consonant doub...

counselor - correct spelling

counselor nounExample: Her guidance counselor suggested that she try out for band....

coupled with, as well as, along with, together with, not to mention

Expressions such as coupled with, as well as, along with, together with, not to mention, and others do not act as ...

courage - correct spelling

courage nounExample: The final-exam question was simply “Define courage.” After a minute, the student handed in his two-word answer: “This is.”...

courageous - correct spelling

courageous adjectiveExample: His courageous actions on the battlefield earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor....

course - correct spelling

course noun and verbNot coarse.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses coarse and course. ...

Course vs. Coarse

Consider the sentence written below:...

courteous - correct spelling

courteous adjectiveExample: The courteous waiter received a huge tip from the generous diners....

courtesy - correct spelling

courtesy nounExample: We offer this service as a courtesy to our customers....

Creak vs. Creek

The words creak, creek sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Consider the sentences below: ...

credence - vocabulary

credence - noun Acceptance as true or valid; belief. A letter found in 1991 by State Archivist David Olson lends credence to another more direct theory [on the origin of “...

Credible vs. Creditable

Talk about words that can be confused easily … creditable and credible are a prime example.  While they sound alike, and their meanings come close, they are two completely sepa...

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