Bill and Mark swam among the sunken ships. Bill and Mark swam between the sunken ships. What’s the difference between soup, consommé, and broth? What’s the difference among soup, consommé, and broth? Two questions about the sentences above (you’ll find the answers at the end of this article): Do they have exactly the same meaning? […]
Do you know when to use its and when to use it’s? If you’ve learned the rules to distinguish them, you should ace our quiz – test yourself and find out!
Compliment and complement are pronounced in the same way, but they have very different meanings. Take our quiz to find out if you can tell these two tricky words apart. Read more about the difference between compliment and complement.
Are you ‘trawling through’ or ‘trolling through’ that online archive? Did you have a successful ‘trawl’ or ‘troll’ of that dictionary? It’s easy to understand why these words are often confused: not only do they sound similar (trOHl and trAWl), but both are loose synonyms for search. Trawl typically means to ‘sift through as part […]
Word of the Day: commodious - roomy and comfortable... oxford.ly/1H95lrT
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How several countries in Oceania got their names: oxford.ly/1Hchmfg