Angbeenc's entries Page #10

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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...

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Manner vs. Manor

The words manner and manor are homophones: they sound alike but have different meanings. Consider the sentences below: ...

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Allude vs. Elude

He eluded to the problem but did not mention it. ...

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Allusion vs. Illusion

The nouns allusion and illusion sound quite similar, and they both have connotations of intangibility. As a result, they are sometimes confused by writers. Consider the sentences be...

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Anyone vs. Any one

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between anyone and any one? Consider the sentences bel...

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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 wh...

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Board vs. Bored

Homophones (literally "same sound") are usually defined as words that share the same pronunciation, regardless of how they are spelled. The words board, bored sound the same ...

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Collaborate vs. Corroborate

If you are having a hard time deciding when to use the commonly confused words, collaborate and corroborate, you are not the only one. ...

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Continuous vs. Continual

The English language is full of words that are both similar in sound and similar in meaning. Many of these words are classified as homophones, but many ot...

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Apologize vs. Apologise

If the athlete wants to rejoin the team, he must apologise for his poor attitude. ...

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Further vs. Farther

Further research is necessary. ...

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Hanged vs. Hung

The traitor was hanged for treason. ...

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Exceed vs. Accede

Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds. ...

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Addition vs. Edition

He bought a car in addition to the truck he got last week. ...

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Adverse or Averse

More significantly, he has shown that if such ageing cells are selectively destroyed, these adverse effects go away. ...

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Resign vs. Re-sign

Do you intend to re-sign the employment contract? ...

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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 s...

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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 ...

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Dialog vs. Dialogue

I wrote a dialogue between a customer and a shopkeeper. ...

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Pretence vs. Pretense

This not very common word is often confused for its alternative half making it difficult for young writers to make a decision on what the right spellings of the word are. Consider t...

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Offence vs. Offense

The team had troubles with their offense because they key player was injured. ...

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Licence vs. License

Are you licensed to use this machine? ...

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Fiber vs. Fibre

Every fiber of her body was throbbing with pain after the crash. ...

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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 es...

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Recognize vs. Recognise

Recognize and recognise are the two spellings of the same word that are both acceptable and exchangeable but one spellings are more commonly used in one part of the world while the ...

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