Found 116 articles starting with B: Page #5

broccoli - correct spelling

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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In this section, we have provided short discussions of 406 words. In each, we define the word and then provide an example of its use by top writers in literature or the media.This list will especially help young people studying for college-en...

building - correct spelling

buildingnoun and verb (present participle of the verb build)Example: The building...

bulletin - correct spelling

bulletin noun
Example: The head of the department issued a new bulletin....

bureau - correct spelling

bureaunoun (capitalize when naming a specific agency, as in "Federal Bureau of Investigation")Example: The police officer was investigated by the ...

burial - correct spelling

Example: The first biblical account of a burial is that of Sarah....

buried - correct spelling

buriedverb (past tense and past participle of the verb bury)Example: The general was ...

bury - correct spelling

Example: “I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.”Example: Don’t ...

Bus vs. Buss

Bus vs. Buss"Bus" is one of the first English words people learn, in the "means of transport" chapter, from the...

bushes - correct spelling

bushesnoun (plural of the noun bush), verb (present tense, third-person singular of the verb bush), and ...

business - correct spelling

Example: Frankly, it’s none of your business.Example: He started a successful ...


Don’t hesitate to start a sentence with But. It’s a coordinating conjunction, and great writers have been starting sentences with conjunctions for hun...

byte - correct spelling

Note: Werner Buchholz coined this term in 1956 when he participated in the early design of the IBM Stretch computer. It mutated from the word bite to avoid any confusion w...

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