Found 87 articles starting with L:

led, lead

Note: The differences between led and lead are discussed in the Common Grammatical Mistakes section of Grammar.com. ...

legitimate - correct spelling

legitimate - adjective and verb
Example: He is the legitimate successor to the throne. adjectiv...

leisure - correct spelling

leisure - noun and adjective
Example: After work, we enjoy our leisure. noun
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Leisure vs. Pleasure

Leisure Leisure is a noun meaning ...

Lend vs. Loan

English has many words that refer to the borrowing of goods and money. Two of the most common words that apply to this context are loan and lend. Do they mean the same thing? Or, ar...

length - correct spelling

length - noun
Example: He used a length of rope to secure the sail.Example: The speaker spoke at some ...

Lens vs. Lense

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lesson - correct spelling

lesson - noun
Example: She learned her lesson well and never went there again....

Lets vs. Let’s

Lets vs. Let's A common misspelling that occurs more and more often is the wrong replacement of "lets" wit...

Let’s fix the title of the chapter …

So our chapter title incorrectly read: “Yesterday, they lead us astray.”But now you know that “led” is the past tense (and the past participle) of “lead.” So our chapter title ...

Let’s now fix the chapter title…

The chapter title read: “If I was you, I’d learn the subjunctive mood.”Quite clearly, I am not you. To state a situation contrary to fact, you need the subjunctive mood. You fo...

liable, libel - vocabulary

adjective
Liable: legally responsible; subject or susceptible to; likely or apt. Note: Liable is often interchangeable with likely i...

liaison

Commonly misspelled laison or liason. The most common pronunciation is lee-ay-zahn with the accent on -ay....

liaison - correct spelling

liaison - noun
Example: She served as the president’s liaison with Congress....

Liar vs. Lier

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Libel vs. Slander

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library - correct spelling

library - noun
Example: The local library provided special programs for small children....

Licence vs. License

Are you licensed to use this machine? ...

license - correct spelling

license - noun and verb
Example: He told the police that his driver’s license had expired. noun...

Lie vs. Lye

Words like lie are considered an irregular verb in the English language. Being a present principle ‘lie’, it refers to being untruthful. However, writing the same word with the alphabet ‘y’ makes it entirely different, giving off a different meaning ...

lieutenant - correct spelling

lieutenant - noun
Example: The U.S. Navy lieutenant received an award for bravery.Example: The crime boss and his ...

light - correct spelling

light - noun, adjective, and verb
Example: She turned out the light and fell asleep. ...

Light vs. Lite

Light vs. LiteYou might download an app on your phone and see it's the "lite" version. Or you might buy a produ...

Lighted vs. Lit

Sometimes, it might be difficult to identify in which cases we should use a word and which cases require the use of another, yet very similar one. "Lighted" and "Lit" are two words in this situation, which can be easily confused.Read this qui...

lightening - correct spelling

lightening - noun and verb (present participle of the verb lighten)  Example: In late pregnancy, a woman experiences her ...

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