Category: English

Infatuation vs. Love

People are often confused about their feelings and are unable to differentiate that whether they have developed a temporary passionate affection for someone or it is long lasting love. One…

Purpose vs. Objective

Sometimes two phrases have such comparable meanings that people start using them all through the similar context. That happens so sometimes that over time, the exact meanings flip into misplaced…

Sell vs. Sale

Going out in the market and buying things is something we all like and therefore we don’t worry about the terms that become useful for the specific purposes. Two main…

Lite vs. Light

Two words that are very close to each other if we just give them a look and even have meanings that can relate with one another but in actual they…

Lier vs. Liar

There are words that originate from the same parent word but have different meanings and the way their employment should be. Two such words are usually considered the same but…

Signs vs. Symptoms

In the medical terms, the word Signs and Symptoms have distinct meanings and explanations which hare used in different forms of medical issues. The main difference between them can be…

Madam vs. Madame

The main difference between Madam and Madame is that the word Madam is a polite term for addressing women, whereas the word Madame is a title for a French-speaking married…

Defense vs. Defence

There are many words which are confused with each other just by the difference in spelling, and that is the case with these two. Both mean the same and have…

Spend vs. Spent

The main difference between Spend and Spent is that the Spend refers to the present action, whereas Spent is known to be the past and past participle of ‘spend,’ the…

Chose vs. Choose

Every word that we use has three primary forms which are present, past and future. The words which are being discussed here are the same in actual with the only…

Dying vs. Dieing

Usually, terms tend to confuse people with the spelling, and that is the case with these two. The word dying and dieing have no differences among themselves because the second…

Difference vs. Differential

Difference and Differential are two terms that confuse a lot of people with their similarity and usage. Most of the times these words are taken in the same context and…

Sarcastic vs. Sardonic

In the use of language, there are many words which are different but have almost the same meanings, two similar terms which are employed in an identical manner are sarcastic…

By vs. Through

The main difference between the prepositions By and Through is that By is a preposition used when someone refers to the means of something whereas Through is a preposition that…

Quoting vs. Paraphrasing

We all have been using these techniques since long but still many are confused to differentiate or tell the real idea of both these words. Rather than to jump straightly…

Who vs. Whom

First of all, ‘Who’ is a subjective case for the subjective pronoun ‘he’, and is used as a relative pronoun in the middle of the sentence. ‘Whom’, although is also…

Effective vs. Affective

Affective and effective are two similar words having similar sound confusing with the proper usage. Both of these words effective and affective are adjectives. Effective is derived from the noun…

Affluent vs. Effluent

Affluent and Effluent are two words with same sound and similar spellings. Some people consider them same but actually both of these words are totally different from each other. Affluent…

Did vs. Done

First of all, Did is used only for Past Indefinite/Simple Tense to indicate something which is occurred recently. Did, the auxiliary verb, is considered to be the second form of…

Did You vs. Have You

In English Grammar, a little difference is found in lots of sentence structures, which mostly convey a similar meaning. However, there is always a slight difference in the usage and…

Hustle vs. Grind

Though each individual has their own journey, the known formula for success seems universal – work hard, stay committed, perfect your craft, and take advantage of opportunities. Yet, there is…

Envy vs. Jealousy

Envy is the feeling for getting something that belongs to somebody else while jealousy is the feeling of fear that someone will take away something that belongs to you. Both…

Its vs. It’s

It’s and Its are different terms and cannot be used alternatively. It’s is used for “It has” or “It is” while Its is the possessive form of it. If we…

Enquiry vs. Inquiry

Enquiry and Inquiry are used interchangeably but have difference among them. Enquiry is used to get some information, in a formal way of asking. While Inquiry is used for investigation,…

Further vs. Farther

Further and farther are commonly considered to be same in sense but are slightly different in meanings. Farther is used for the physical distance between two things. Further is the…

Where vs. Were

The main difference between Where and Were is that ‘Where’ is known as an adverb of time, whereas ‘Were’ is known to be used as a verb. ‘Where’ is known…