Words with Tricky Stresses

"Record" and "to record," "export" and "to export," "rebel" and "to rebel"... What do all these pairs have in common? Take "record" and "to record" for example. The words look identical, but they sound different, mostly because the stress falls on the first syllable in the noun "record," and on the second syllable in the verb "to record": /ˈrekɔː(r)d/ and /rɪˈkɔː(r)d/. Read on for more pairs like this.

25+ Ways of Looking & Seeing

To look is to direct your eyes towards someone or something so that you can see them, and there are so many ways to do that! How you look at somebody or something reflects your feelings and attitude to that person or thing. Read on to learn synonyms for look and see...