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Thyme vs. Time

Thyme vs. TimeIn truth, there is in fact a huge difference between the meanings of “thyme” and “time”. Despite their similar spellings, the two words are used in completely different contexts, have completely different meanings and are not co...

added by Soulwriter
1 month ago

Vaccinate vs Vaccine

Vaccinate vs. VaccineIt’s quite obvious how the confusion between “vaccinate” and “vaccine” occurs, as the first six letters of both words are completely identical. But the explanation is also quite simple and easy to remember. The main and...

added by Soulwriter
1 month ago

Vacuum vs. Vacuum Cleaner

Vacuum vs. Vacuum CleanerThose who know the meaning of the phrase “vacuum cleaner”, may naturally assume that “vacuum” is just a shorter version, referring to the same cleaning device. But actually, it’s this meaning, and more. Using “vac...

added by Soulwriter
1 month ago

Valentine vs Valentine's Day

Valentine vs. Valentine’s DayAlthough it’s clear that the latter is the name of a day of celebration, beginners may still be confused by the contexts where these two words are used. And that is because there’s more about them than meets the eye...

added by Soulwriter
1 month ago

Vegan vs. Vegetarian

Vegan vs. VegetarianBoth “vegan” and “vegetarian” refer to a diet that consists of products that are not derived from animals. The best clue to remember this is the beginning of the words, which both start with “veg-”, just like ‘vegeta...

added by Soulwriter
1 month ago

Yard vs. Yardstick

Yard vs. YardstickTo keep it brief, the short answer is yes! The word “yardstick” is derived from the primary meaning of the word “yard”. Let's check out both below in detail, to understand more.When do we use “yard”?“Yard” has three ...

added by Soulwriter
1 month ago

Yoga vs. Yogurt

Yoga vs. YogurtThe main reason why you may be tempted to believe that “yoga” is connected to “yogurt” is that they both start with “yog-“. However, this is not a case similar to that of “in” & “inside”, or “electric” and ...

added by Soulwriter
1 month ago

Zero vs. Zilch

Zero vs. ZilchUnlike most confusing word pairs in English, where the main differences are sourced in the meanings of the words, things are different for “zero” and “zilch”. The key and major difference between these two words is actually refl...

added by Soulwriter
1 month ago

Zoo vs. Zoology

If you also feel confused by these two words – quite similar in both spelling and significance – then this article is for you. Read the explanations and examples below to understand what ”zoo” means and what ”zoology” is, and how these tw...

added by Soulwriter
1 month ago

Fortunately vs. Luckily

FortunatelyFortunately is the adverb form of the word fortunate meaning a good or favorable situation that happened by chance. Fortune is derived from Latin and English and is a relatively new word (compared to luckily). For example:I only took $20 c...

added by ramyashankar
5 months ago

How to Come Up with a Niche and Ways to Make Your Blog Thrive

Don’t RushRegardless of your reason for creating one, the overall topic of your blog should be something you're passionate about. However, it’s important that you take things slow and come up with a plan. Rushing often leads to you making mistake...

added by acronimous
6 months ago

How to Improve Your English

Tips to improve English Both spoken and written English are integral skills for complete command over the language. Here we give you some important and sure-shot tips that will help you improve both your spoken and written English. Watch movies with ...

added by ramyashankar
7 months ago

Deal vs. Dealer

Deal vs. Dealer The word "dealer" dealer holds the same suffix “er” as "worker", "painter" or "cooker". If you understand these, there won't be any difficulty in understanding how "dealer" is formed from the word "deal". Adding the suffix "-er" t...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Dear vs. Deer

Dear vs. Deer We'll discuss what "dear" and "deer" mean in a minute. But before we start, let's quickly go through a short explanation on the coincidence that appears when pronouncing "dear vs. deer". Both words sound the same because of their almost...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Delegate vs. Delegation

Delegate vs. Delegation Just like the similar words "dental vs. dentist" or "reward vs. rewarding", "delegate vs. delegation" is a pair of words that are included in the same word family. This means that they both refer to the same concept, but have ...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Dental vs. Dentist

Dental vs. Dentist Both words, "dental" and "dentist" are related to teeth. They both refer to concepts related to the word teeth, therefore they are part of the same word family and it's understandable why they would have similar spellings. Even so,...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Fair vs. Fare #2

Are these two words similar to the "mold vs. mould" scenario?  The same definition spelled differently in UK and US English? Or are there more notable aspects to learn about "fair vs. fare"? Read this article and find out! Fair vs. Fare Let's st...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

In vs. Inn

So in order to give you a better idea of how common "in" is and how often it is used with multiple and distinct meanings in English phrases, let's explain both "in" and "inn" with relevant examples! In vs. Inn If things start nice and simply with "in...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Miss vs. Missing

Miss vs. Missing An important misunderstanding, in regard to the word "missing", is the false impression that it functions as a noun. That happens because some people tend to associate it with words such as "drawing" or "painting", which become nouns...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Mold vs. Mole

Even though "mold" and "mole" may look almost identically for the simple reason of coincidence, they refer to completely different things that we are going to discuss right away! Keep reading for some more detailed explanations and illustrative examp...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Odd vs. Odds

Odd vs. Odds Clarifying any misunderstandings is our top priority here, at Grammar.com. We want to make sure that we prepare the best explanations for the most confusing sets of words. This is certainly the case for "odd vs. odds", which can be misle...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Of vs. Off

It may be confusing and hard to know when to use "of" and when to use "off" in your writing. Frankly speaking, there is actually little you can do to logically understand these. You have to make sure you memorise these for good, and simply learn by h...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Quiz vs. Test

Quiz vs. Test Both "quiz" and "test" refer to some kind of evaluation or assessment - whether it is in an academic context or not. We seem to see the word "quiz" used often on the internet, rather than the word "test" usually in fun mini games where ...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Ram vs. RAM

Ram vs. RAM Practically, they are spelled with exactly the same letters. Obviously, they are both written and pronounced identically. So what distinguishes one from the other? And how can one actually explain how the same word, written with capital l...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

Reward vs. Rewarding

The pair of words "reward" and "rewarding" can be very tricky. Especially when it's not clear for you which one is the verb and which one is the noun - or even an adjective? Let's help to get your thoughts in order, shall we? Reward vs. Rewarding Re...

added by Soulwriter
7 months ago

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