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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 and out of your lungs.To whisper....

added by annie_l
10 days ago

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 to break a bad habit.To do better than, as in to break a record...

added by annie_l
10 days ago

Bid vs. Bide

To offer a certain amount of money for something, as at an auction.To order someone to do something.To say, as in to bid someone hello.An attempt to do or win something.To wait for the right moment....

added by annie_l
10 days ago

Beside vs. Besides

Next to.Apart from.If you are beside yourself, you are overcome with emotion.As well as or apart from.Also or in addition to this....

added by annie_l
10 days ago

Berry vs. Bury

A small, often brightly colored fruit found on bushes or trees.To put a dead body into a grave.To hide something in the ground or under a pail of things....

added by annie_l
10 days ago

Beach vs. Beech

A strip of sand or pebbles where land meets water.A tree with smooth, gray bark and small nuts that are eaten as food....

added by annie_l
11 days ago

Be vs. Bee

To exist.To happen.To take up space.To come or go.To stay or continue.Be can connect the subject of a sentence to a noun, adjective, or pronoun.Be can support the main verb in a sentence.A flying insect with four wings that collects pollen to make ho...

added by annie_l
11 days ago

Batter vs. Battery

To injure someone by hitting him or her over and over.A mixture consisting mainly of milk, eggs, and flour used to make cakes or other baked goods or used to coat food that you fry.The player whose turn it is to bat in baseball or softball.A containe...

added by annie_l
11 days ago

Bathroom vs. Rest Room

A room that contains a sink and a toilet and often a bathtub or a shower.A bathroom, especially in a public building....

added by annie_l
11 days ago

Bathing Suit vs. Bathrobe

A piece of clothing that people wear to go swimming; a swimsuit.A long, loose piece of clothing that people wear after bathing or while relaxing....

added by annie_l
11 days ago

Bath vs. Bathe

The act of washing something in water.The water used in bathing, as in a warm bath.A bathroom.To take a bath.To give someone a bath, as in to bathe a baby.To go swimming....

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Basket vs. Basketball

A container, often with handles, amde of cane, wire, etc.A game played by two teams of five players each that try to score points by throwing a ball through a high net at the end of a court.The large, round ball used in this game,...

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Base vs. Baseball

The lowest part of something or the part that it stands on, as in the base of a lamp.To use something as the starting point for something else.The place from which a business, an army, etc., is controlled, as in a base of operations.In baseball, a ba...

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Bare vs. Bear

Wearing no clothes or not covered.Empty.To uncover or reveal something.Plain and simple.To support or carry something.When a tree or plant bears fruit, flowers, or leaves, it produces them.If you can’t bear something, you can’t put up with it, ei...

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Ball vs. Bawl

A round object used in games.Somehting made into a round shape, as in a ball of wool.A formal party where people dance.In baseball, a pitch that a batter doesn’t swing at and that doesn’t cross home plate between the batter’s shoulders and knee...

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Baking Powder vs. Baking Soda

A white powder used in baking to make dough or batter rise.A white powder used to make dough rise or to make an upset stomach....

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Baggy vs. Bagpipes

Hanging in loose folds, as in baggy shorts.A musical instrument....

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Bagel vs. Doughnut

A round, chewy roll with a hole in the middle.A cake fried in fat....

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Bag vs. Baggage

A usually flexible container for carrying things.Travelers’ suitcases, bags, and trunks....

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Badge vs. Badger

A small sign with a picture, name, or message on it that you pin to your clothes.A mammal with a gray body and a black and white head that lives in a burrow and comes out at night to eat.To keep asking someone to do something....

added by annie_l
12 days ago

Choose vs chose

Chose and choose are two words in the English Dictionary. Chose is used to be used for past tense while choose is for present tense or future tense. Example:Jason will choose which game to play with Hayden.Jasmine chose whether to drink apple ju...

added by GrammarX500
20 days ago

Train Your Mind: 10 Indispensable Tools for College Students

Many students rush to buy vitamins, energy boosters, and other things promising the improvement of their cognitive abilities. And some supplements can do the trick but only on a molecular level. And we all rather need a boost for our brain to turn on...

added by acronimous
23 days ago

Color vs Colour

Color is in the American way to say color but colour is the Canadian way to say colour. Color = American wayColour = Canadian way...

added by GrammarX500
25 days ago

How to use adjectives with comparative or superlative adjectives

tighter or more tight...

added by GrammarX500
25 days ago

Art vs. Artist

The skill of creating something brautiful by drawing, painting, or making things with your hands.Something that requires a lot of skill, as in the art of Chinese cooking.Forms of entertainment, such as music, theater, and film.Someone very skilled at...

added by annie_l
25 days ago

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