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Behavior vs. Behaviour

Behavior/Behaviour is one of many words that are spelled differently in American English and UK English. It is part of a pattern that extends across the majority of words with the same ending, such as color/colour, harbor/harbour, and so on. Which sp...

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added by rinat
4 years ago

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4 years ago

Log In vs. Login

Having access to all types of platforms today on the internet, you have probably seen the words "login" and "log in" so many times before typing your username and password that you can't even count which version you have seen more often. But it can b...

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added by malza
3 years ago

Lose vs. Loss

Lose and loss are a pair of words that have somewhat similar meanings which cause the most people to confuse them and use them in each other’s place.Today I will discuss the meanings and usage of both these words with examples so learners of Englis...

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added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Humour vs. Humor

Humor me! Or, Humour me? This amusing word has two alternative spellings which are most widely used in the English language and guess what? Both of them are correct. Humor without the u and humour with the u both have the same ...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

Brake vs. Break

English language is filled with difficult and puzzling type of words. One of the type of words is homophones that are pronounced the same way but mean and spell differently. The words we are discussing today are one of the common pairs of homophones;...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

fourteen - correct spelling

fourteen noun and adjectiveExample: At the age of fourteen, he drove his father’s truck. nounExample: He has ...

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added by edgood
4 years ago

Sample Page - Developing a Powerful Writing Style

This Grammar eBook will teach you how to develop a powerful and compelling writing style — don't mi...

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added by edgood
4 years ago

Canceled vs. Cancelled

People all around the world that live in harsh climatic conditions are quite familiar with both these words. Cancelled and canceled are quite similar words, with similar meanings but different spellings and that fact causes a sense of confusion when ...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

"A," "An," "The" - The Articles

At this point in our study of the eight parts of speech, it’s a good idea to discuss three little words we have a hard time classifying in the English language—the articles, a, an, and the.They don’t constitute a separate part of speech. But be...

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added by edgood
4 years ago

Present Tense of Verbs

Some authors write novels in the present tense, and it drives me bats. Whenever I browse in a bookstore, seeking the latest in top beach literature, I always sneak a few peeks to make certain the author does not use the present tense in the narrative...

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added by edgood
4 years ago

Group Nouns - “majority do” or “majority does”?

Another problem of subject-verb disagreement arises when the subject of the sentence is a group noun, also called a collective noun, that is, a word describing a bunch of people or things, such as group, team, majority, and many others.The question i...

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added by edgood
4 years ago

Calfs vs. Calves

English language can be very confusing when it comes to certain words and their singular and plural forms. Sometimes to convert the word in plural only takes putting an s at the end of the word; book becomes books, phone becomes phones. However, that...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

Labour vs. Labor

English learners are sometimes confused when they see two words with very similar spellings and meanings. They read about them both and when the time comes to use that word in an essay, they are all confused. Which ones were the ri...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

Enquire vs. Inquire

She inquired about the library charges....

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

Learned vs. Learnt

What is the past tense of learn? Consider the following sentence:...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

Fuelling vs. Fueling

The mystery of the spellings of certain words causes a lot of confusion for beginners of English language as they are unable to distinguish between the two. Consider the following sentences: ...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

Counsellor vs. Counselor

Spelling differences in American and British English are widespread and well-documented. From consonant doubling to -ise and ize suffixes, American writers an...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

Mold vs. Mould

British and American English have different rules when it comes to spelling the words. Americans omit the U that appears in some British words as a second vowel directly before a consonant. Therefore, mold ormould are a same word with same meaning an...

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added by angbeenc
3 years ago

Compound Adjectives - A Long List

Here, for your reference, is a long list of the most frequently encountered types of compound adjectives and the rules on hyphenation. When in doubt, always check the dictionary. Compound Adjective ...

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added by edgood
4 years ago

Biannual vs. Biennial

Biannual and biennial are treated as if they are interchangeable or they mean the same. Some people who know the difference but still get confuse about which is which. ...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

In Route vs. En Route

The words we will be discussing today are taken from the French Language and when words are taken from other languages, the spellings are often mixed by the bilinguals, making it confusing for others. So, which is right? En-route or in-route?With the...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

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 quick and e...

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added by malza
3 years ago

Paediatric vs. Pediatric

This article answers all your questions about the spelling of these two words along with definitions, origins, usage and examples. Read along and you will get to know the difference between the two spellings. ...

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added by angbeenc
4 years ago

List of Homonyms

Note: Some references use the term Homonyms more broadly, to refer to homographs (words spelled the same as each other but pronounced differently) or homophones (words spelled differently but pronounced the same)....

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added by acronimous
3 years ago

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