Category: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

GRAMMAR -ILLICIT vs ELICIT

GRAMMAR -ILLICIT vs ELICIT ILLICIT is an adjective that’s used to talk about things people aren’t supposed to do because they are illegal. EXAMPLES He is credited with taking a number of illegal firearms and illicit drugs off the streets. Silk Road is a dark web bazaar where users could buy and sell drugs and …

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GRAMMAR – MIGRATE vs EMIGRATE vs IMMIGRATE

GRAMMAR – MIGRATE vs EMIGRATE vs IMMIGRATE MIGRATE means to MOVE from one place to go and live in another. EXAMPLES: Many Easterners migrated west during the California gold rush. Many New Yorkers migrate to Florida for the winter.   EMIGRATE means to LEAVE one’s home country to go and live in another. EXAMPLES: My …

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What’s the difference between WHOSE and WHO’S

GRAMMAR – WHOSE vs WHO IS WHOSE is a possessive pronoun that asks to whom something belongs. WHO’S is a contraction of who+is or who+has. BE CAREFUL because they sound exactly the same. [hooz] The easiest way to tell them apart is to look for the verb. If you cannot find a verb then it …

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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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