Snipping or sniping?
Pray or prey?
Desert or dessert?
Knowing the different meanings and variations of words will allow you to properly use them and spell them correctly without worrying that you are making a mistake.
Continue reading Difference between words that sound alike
Have you always had trouble with spelling?
Whether writing is one of your strong side or not, technology is helping us each day in getting better at spelling words when we are working on a paper, email or even status update.
A lot of people do not take advantage of the tools available to them.
As a result from this, there are many avoidable mistakes that show up in final drafts or right after you click “send.” A very common error is mistaking one word for another that sounds similar.
For example, writing “brake” when you meant to write “break.” Although this is a small detail, the former is relating to a car part and the latter indicates a pause from your daily activities.
To make yourself crystal clear in 2014, the best idea would be to read over your work and check for these details, so that your papers are flawless.
You can see more examples of commonly misused words in the following infographic.
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