‘Presently’ and ‘at present’: what you should always remember

These words have generated a lot of arguments over the years and some grammarians have refused to be convinced that they can be interchanged. Be that as it may, let’s look at the latest stand on them. Presently Presently can be used in both British and American English as ‘soon’ or ‘after a short period’. This implies that the following […]

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Historic and historical: the simplest explanation

This is a pair of similar English words that even native speakers find confusing. Have you ever heard someone say historic and historical are the same? Yes? So have I. Actually, they used to be synonyms (used in place of each other), but that changed a long time ago, so if you are still confused about them, here is the […]

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