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Latest Entries: 33 total

Son vs. Sun

Son vs. SunBesides their similar spellings and the fact that they both function as a noun within most phrases, the words ``son” and “sun” actually have nothing else in common. They are not synonyms, or words from the same semantic fi...

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Lessen vs. Lesson

Lessen Lessen is a verb that means to make something smaller or reduce in amount, intensity, or degree. It is often used to describe the decrease or alleviation of a problem, difficulty, or burden. For example, if a person takes ...

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Form vs. From

Form Form is a noun that refers to the shape, structure, or appearance of something. It can also refer to a document that is filled out to provide information or a request for something. Additionally, it can be used as a verb to describe...

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For vs. Four

Definition of For For is a preposition that is used to indicate a purpose, reason or duration. It can also be used to express support or agreement with someone or something. For is commonly used in the following ways: ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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Bid vs. Bide

Bid Firstly, let us explore the word "bid." As a verb, "bid" typically refers to making an offer, especially in an auction or competitive situation. It implies an act of suggesting a price for an item or a service. Example usag...

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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....

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Choose the sentence with correct use of the definite article:
A The sun sets in the west.
B She needs an umbrella when it rains.
C He bought a car last month.
D A cat is sitting on a fence.