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Comment vs. Commentary

Comment Comment is a short statement or remark about something one has seen or experienced. For example, ‘your shoes are nice’ is a comment on the shoes, ‘it was a funny movie’ is also a comment. Comment can be verbal or writt...

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Alliteration

Alliterations make sentences and phrase words sound catchier and more attractive. There are many well-known companies that use such brand names that can easily fit into the minds of people. For example, Coca-Cola, Dunkin Donuts, Best Buy, PayPal e...

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Perform vs. Preform

Perform Perform means to showcase one’s skill in something. It can be a dance, song or even an exam. For example, •  He performed well during the semester exams. •  The group performs well whe...

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Ability vs. Capability

Ability – Ability to do some task means that you can do it and have done it in the past. Ability determines a person’s skill or level of expertise. In other words, it denotes the quality of being able to perform something. For examp...

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Adapt vs. Adept vs. Apt vs. Adopt

Apt Apt is an adjective that describes the right situation for something or the person who is perfectly suitable for some situation. Apt can also be used to describe someone who is quick to learn. Apt sis derived from the Lati...

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Assume vs Presume

Assume The verb assume means to take something upon without any proof. Some synonyms are to suppose, or take for granted. Assume can also mean to begin to have some power or huge responsibility. Assume originated from the Lati...

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Confident vs. confidential vs. confidant

Confidant A close person with whom you share the most secret matters, the kind that cannot be shared with anyone else. It is a noun and refers to a person. Sometimes, people use ‘confidante’ as an alternative word to r...

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Essence vs. Essential

Essence Essence is a noun that refers to the quality of something that determines its uniqueness or character, or a gist of something. For example,      •  The essence of this skit is ...

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8 months ago

Strive vs. Stride vs. Strife

Stride Stride is a verb that means to take a careful step towards an aim, or to cross even difficult obstacles in a p...

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8 months ago

Allure vs. Allude vs. Elude

Allude Pronounce the ‘a’ allude in the same way as you would pronounce a in assume. The rest of the letters are pronounced as leew-d. So, allude is pronounced as a-leewd. The word comes from the latin alludere, meaning ‘to ...

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9 months ago

Soon vs. Early

“I am planning to start a business soon…” “I will have an early lunch tomorrow…”...

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Award vs. Reward

Award Award can be used as a noun or a verb. It means a prize or a grant ...

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9 months ago

What are Homographs

We are all familiar with synonyms – they are words that mean the same thing. For rich writing, we use different words in different situations to convey the same thing – for exam...

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10 months ago

On, In, At the time

In time When you do something in the last moment, you are just in time...

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10 months ago

Phrasal verbs with back

1. Back up Back up someone – to give support t...

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10 months ago

While vs. Whilst

While as a conjunction and adverb – When used as conjunctio...

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11 months ago

Specially vs. Especially

Specially Specially is an adverb that is used to indicate something done ...

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11 months ago

Reflex vs. Reflect

Reflex ...

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11 months ago

Insight vs. Incite vs. Invite

Incite (verb) ...

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People vs. Peoples vs. Pupils

Person When we refer to a human being, we say a person. For example, a ni...

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11 months ago

Remember vs Reminder vs Remainder

Remember Remember is a verb which means to think of an occurrence in the ...

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11 months ago

Career vs. Carrier

Carrier Carrier is pronounced as “kae-ri-year.” The ‘kae’ sound is same a...

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11 months ago

Very vs. Too vs. Enough

Too The too with the double o implies more than necessary, desirable or r...

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11 months ago

I vs. Me

Consider the below example – I d...

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12 months ago

If I Was vs. If I Were

Was vs WereAs simple as that, in past tense, was is used for singular noun/pronoun and were for plural. For example, I was going to the market and we were going to the market.If I wasThis is a situation that coul...

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