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‘Compliment’ or ‘complement’: what’s the difference?

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compliment or complement

Compliment or complement?

A lot of people get compliment and complement confused. It’s easy to see why: they’re pronounced in the same way and have very similar spellings but they have completely different meanings. If you compliment someone, you are expressing admiration for them, or praising them for something. Here are some examples from the Oxford English Corpus showing the correct use […]

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