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You’ve seen and studied questions/answers books, but would you love to see one with a simplified…

Gerunds vs Present Participles: the simplified explanation

A gerund is easy to spot in any sentence provided you know how it functions. A…

‘see’ or ‘watch’ a movie: All you should know

Most of us know we can see a movie when we go to the cinema, but when to…

have a bath vs take a bath

When you hear people say have a bath or take a bath, what do you think? That one…

Why ‘in a car’ but ‘on a bus’

According to some speakers of English language, the use of in and on in transportation is…

lose vs loose: how to know the difference

Are you confused about the use of lose and loose? Read this piece: lose The word…

loggerhead vs loggerheads

The words ‘loggerhead’ and ‘loggerheads’ belong to the same part of speech (nouns) but have different…

everyday vs every day: How not to be confused

‘Everyday’ and ‘every day’ are both correct but used in different contexts, and research shows some…

Judgement or judgment

Ever wonder why ‘judgement’ and ‘judgment’ are both correct? This is the answer: In British English,…

Envelope vs envelop: know the difference

The difference between envelope and envelop is known to a large number of people, but some…

Bouncy or bouncing baby: what you should know

Are you confused about using bouncy or bouncing for babies? Do you think bouncy is the adjective…

… someone’s appetite: wet or whet

The expression ‘whet someone’s appetite’ is often incorrectly written as ‘wet someone’s appetite’. The correct form…

Unaware vs unawares

Both ‘unaware’ and ‘unawares’ are correct. Unaware (adjective) Not having the knowledge or realisation of something.…

Difference between ‘snob’ and ‘snub’

snob (noun) A person who likes only people of high social class, has extremely high standards,…

Severally vs several times: Connected but different

The error of using ‘severally’ and ‘several times’ as synonyms is not restricted to any part…

altogether vs all together: The simplified difference

Like other similar pairs, ‘altogether’ and ‘all together’ have been used interchangeably by some speakers of…

Difference between ‘in the night’ and ‘at night’

Ever been in a situation where both ‘in the night’ and ‘at night’ seemed correct but…

Simplified difference between stepbrother/stepsister and half-brother/half-sister

This has been a complex topic for so many people, so it’s important to simplify it…

Common words often misspelt/misspelled

  Tip: misspelt (British), misspelled (American). Language is dynamic and unique, that’s why we educate ourselves…

‘Such as’ and ‘like’: which is appropriate?

Have you ever been in a situation where you are confused about whether to use ‘such…