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bottle - correct spelling

bottle noun, verb, and phrasal verb (bottle up)Example: Give the baby her bottle. ...

bottom - correct spelling

bottom noun, verb, and adjective
Example: We’ve reached the bottom of the list. noun...

bough - correct spelling

bough noun
Example: The bird sat in the bough of the tree....

bought - correct spelling

bought verb (past tense and past participle of the verb buy)Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses bought and brought. ...

boundaries - correct spelling

boundariesnoun (plural of the noun boundary)Example: The land seemed to have no boundaries....

boundary - correct spelling

boundary noun
Example: The line of trees formed the boundary of the property....

Braces

Punctuation is the basic element of English grammar and without it a sentence is not only incomplete but als...

Brackets

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brake - correct spelling

brake noun and verb
Example: She hit the brake to avoid the collision. noun
Example: ...

Brake vs. Break

English language is filled with difficult and puzzling type of words. One of the type of words is homophones that are pronounced the same way but mean and spell differently. The words we are discussing today are one of the common pairs of homophones;...

Brake vs. Break

A device to slow down or stop a vehicle.To slow down or stop by using a brake.To damage something so that it's in pieces or no longer works.A rest from working or studying.To stop, as in...

breadth - correct spelling

breadthnoun
Example: Her breadth of knowledge impressed us....

breath - correct spelling

breathnoun
Note: The verb form is breathe
.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses breath and b...

Breath vs. Breathe

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Breath vs. Breathe

The air that you take into your lungs and breathe out again.If you are out of breath, you have difficulty breathing.When you say something under your breath, you say it very quietly.To take air in ...

breath, breathe

Breathe (pronounced with a long “e”) is a verb, and breath (short “e”) is a noun
.Example: He tried to tak...

breathe - correct spelling

breatheverb
Not breath (which is the noun form).Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses breath an...

brilliant - correct spelling

brilliantadjective
Example: Einstein was a brilliant scientist....

bring, take

Note: You’ll find an in-depth discussion in the Common Grammatical Mistakes section of Grammar.com. Click here for the beginning of that discussion....

British Approach to Group Nouns

As an interesting aside, the British always use plural verbs with collective nouns. On May 15, 2001, I was watching a BBC-produced documentary about a blues musician who made a comeback. Describing the musician’s band, the narrator said: ...

Broach vs. Brooch

She sat on the c...

broccoli - correct spelling

broccolinoun
Not brocolli.Example: Apparently, the president likes broccoli and cabbage....

Brooch vs. Broach

If you look up “brooch” and “broach” on google translate, you’ll most probably get the same result, as if they would mean the same. It’s not the first error of this kind that appears this way, and this is a good reason why you should first check your...

brought - correct spelling

broughtverb (past tense and past participle of the verb bring)Note: For a discussion of the differences between bring...

brought, bought

Brought is the past tense and past participle of bring, and bought is the past tense an...

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