The difference may seem easy to see, but read this concise post to make sure you really can pinpoint it.
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Hangover or Hungover?
If you've ever been confused not only by "hangover" and "hungover," but also by "hang," "hung" and "hanged," read on...
Learn vs. Study
The meanings, idioms and lots of relevant examples are here, in one post.
Nearly vs. Almost & Barely vs. Hardly
All you need to know about the tricky adverbs is here, in one post.
Policy vs. Politics
Do you sometimes confuse "politics" and "policy"? If you do, this article is just right for you. Read on to know the difference as well as common politics and policy collocations and phrases.
Confusing Words & False Friends
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 vs. Small
"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...