Category: CONFUSING WORDS

What’s the difference? IN TIME vs. ON TIME

Many people confuse these two expressions. And while they are similar, there is a very important difference. ON time – This referrs to when you have an appointment or scheduled time to be somewhere or do something. The meeting starts at 2 pm. I have to be on time. (If I’m late something bad will …

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GRAMMAR – Active or Passive (to bear)

The verb “to bear” has a few different meanings in English. to carry – They arrived bearing gifts. to support – The wall can’t bear the weight of the building. to endure – She can’t bear his bad moods. to turn and follow a direction – Bear left at the fork ahead. to give birth …

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VOCABULARY – Mrs., Ms. & Miss

Miss, Mrs., and Ms. are all very different. Choosing the wrong one can be offensive, so it’s important to understand the difference between the three. REMEMBER: If someone tells you they prefer a particular title, you should use it to address them. Miss, when attached to a name, is a title of respect for a …

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(SPOTHA) SPOT THE MISTAKE

PUCNTUATION MATTERS!!!!! This is a bathroom that can only be used by children who are disabled, elderly and pregnant. I’m pretty sure that was not the intention. The items in the list should be seperated by comma, ATTENTION: TOILET ONLY FOR DISABLED, ELDERLY, PREGNANT, and CHILDREN. (much clearer!) Can you think of any more? If you …

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SPOT THE (MS. TEIK) MISTAKE

I love this photo (because I love baked beans)! But… YOUR (possessive adjective) is not the same as YOU’RE (you+are). It should be YOU’RE on holiday. Can you think of any more? If you have any questions or doubts, please ask in the comments or send me a private message. Follow me on Instagram: @englishyourwaybr or …

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