Crush vs. crash, accident vs. incident, activity vs. action, affect vs. effect, continual vs. continuous. during vs. while vs. for, control vs. inspect, loose vs. loose.
"Little" and "small" are some of the first words English learners learn. At first, the adjectives seem to be absolute synonyms. But the more you learn, the more you understand that there is no such thing as absolute synonyms. So, how exactly are the words similar and different? Read on to clear up any confusion...
How do we use "for" and "since"? What's the difference between "still", "yet" and "already"? "Good" or "well"? Read the post to know the answers to these and other FAQs...
This post will help you understand all the similarities and differences between the two words. Read it to sort it all out and learn a couple of useful phrases.
Do you think you know everything about "too", "also", "as well" and "as well as"? Check your knowledge with us!
“When you have something good to say, say it. When you have something ill to say, say something else.” Christian D. Larson, an American New Thought leader and teacher
"The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends." B.R.Ambedkar, an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer
There are some words and expressions we often use in times of danger to draw people's attention to something and/or warn them. This article is about such vocabulary. To be more exact, it's about the phrases "watch out", "look out", "be careful", "beware of it" and "take care" as well as words like "warn", "caution" and "alert". Read on to know how to use the vocabulary right.
"Do" and "make" are among some of the most commonly used English verbs. The problem with them is that in some languages there is one verb which can mean what "do" and "make" often mean: performing an activity or creating something. That's why it's so important to understand the similarities and differences between the meanings. It's also important to memorize certain collocations which may look slightly or totally illogical...
"Let", "allow" and "permit" are verbs which are sometimes confused. They are synonyms related to giving permission, but of course there are nuances which we should bear in mind. Let's pay attention to them!