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Vacuum vs. Vacuum Cleaner

A sealed space from which all air or gas has been emptied.A vacuum cleaner.A machine that picks up dirt from carpets, furniture, etc....

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8 months ago

Vaccinate vs. Vaccine

To protect someone against a disease by giving the person an injection or a dose of a vaccine.A substance containing dead, weakened, or living organisms that can be injected or taken orally....

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8 months ago

To vs. Too

Toward; in the direction of.As far as.On, against, or in contact with.In or for each.Until.Compared with.For the attention, benefit, or purpose of.Concerning or regarding.Before.Used before a verb to form an infinitive.Used to show the receiver of an...

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8 months ago

Thyme vs. Time

An herb related to mint.The past, present, and future measured in seconds, minutes, hours, and so on.A particular moment shown on a clock or watch.A particular period.To measure how long something takes.To choose the moment for something.One in a ser...

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8 months ago

Their vs. There

Belonging to or to do with them.To, in, or at that place.A word used to introduce a sentence in which the verb comes before the subject.That place....

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8 months ago

Sundae vs. Sunday

Ice cream served with one or more toppings, such as syrup, whipped cream, nuts, or fruit.The first day of the week, after Saturday and before Monday....

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8 months ago

Son vs. Sun

Someone's son is his or her male child.The star that the earth and other planets revolve around and that gives us light and warmth.Any star that's the center of a system of planets.Light and warmth from the sun.If you sun yourself, you sit or lie in ...

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8 months ago

Sole vs. Soul

The bottom part of the foot.The bottom part of a shoe, boot, or sock.A kind of edible ocean flatfish.Only.The spiritual part of a person that's often thought to control the ability to think, fell, and act.A person.To do with African Americans or blac...

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8 months ago

Seam vs. Seem

A line of sewing that joins two pieces of material.A band of mineral or metal in the earth, as in a seam of coal.To appear to be or to give the impression of being.To appear to oneself....

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8 months ago

Sea vs. See

The body of salt water that covers nearly three-fourths of the earth’s surfsce; the ocean.A body of salt water that’s a part of an ocean yet is partly enclosed by land, such as the Caribbean Sea.An overwhelming amount or number, as in a sea of tr...

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8 months ago

May vs. May

A helping verb that’s used in the following ways:To say that something is possible or likely.To ask or give permission.To express hope or a wish.The fifth month on the calendar, after April and before June....

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8 months ago

March vs. March

When soldiers march, they walk together with uniform steps.A piece of music with a strong beat to which you can march.To walk somewhere quickly and in a determined way.A large group of people walking together in order to protest or express their opin...

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8 months ago

Levee vs. Levy

A bank built up near a river to prevent flooding.A place for boats or ships to land.To impose or collect by lawful actions or by force.A tax....

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8 months ago

Lessen vs. Lesson

To get smaller in size, strength, importance, etc.Some information or skill that you need to learn or study.A set period in school when pupils are taught or a session when a skill is taught.An experience that teaches you something....

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9 months ago

Form vs. From

Type or kind.Shape.To make up or create something.A piece of paper with questions to be filled in.To make or to organize.In grammar, one of the ways a word appears, depending on how it's used.Starting at.In relative distance to.The source.As opposed ...

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9 months ago

For vs. Four

Intended to be used on or with.Meeting the needs of.Over the time or distance of.Due to.In honor of or on behalf of.Worth the amount of.Intended for or sent to.In place of.Because.The whole number, written 4, that comes after three and before five....

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9 months ago

Flour vs. Flower

Ground wheat or other grain that you use for baking.The colored part of a plant that produces seeds or fruit.To produce flowers.A plant that has flowers....

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9 months ago

Fast vs. Fat

Moving in a hurry or quick.To give up eating food for a time.Fast colors or dyes don't run or fade when you wash them.Ahead of the right time.Heavy or plump.An oily substance found in the body tissues of animals and some plants.Big or thick, as in a ...

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9 months ago

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....

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9 months 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...

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9 months 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....

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9 months 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....

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9 months 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....

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9 months 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....

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9 months 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...

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9 months ago

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