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Words often Confused Part 1
Words often Confused: Beside vs. Besides Beside-(preposition): by the side of/next to someone or something The cat sat beside the fish tank. Besides-(preposition): other than/in addition to Angie wants to learn other languages besides English and French.
Words often Confused: Advice vs. Advise Advice-(noun): an opinion or suggestion about what someone should do. Can you give me some good advice on what good movies are out? Advise-(verb): to give an opinion or suggestion to someone about what should be done I am advising you to watch The Hunger Games instead of Twilight.
Words often Confused: Complement vs. Compliment Complement-(noun): something that completes something else or makes it better Wolverine’s claws complement his fierce personality. Compliment-(noun): a remark that says something good about someone or something Jessica received a nice compliment about her dress.
Words often Confused: Disinterested vs. Uninterested Disinterested-(adjective): not influenced by personal feelings, opinions, or concerns; unbiased It is hard to find a news source that is disinterested by political views. Uninterested-(adjective): not interested in something Gabe was highly uninterested in swimming with sharks.
Words often Confused: Who’s vs. Whose Who’s-(possessive pronoun): contraction form of who is Who’s at the door, Nick? Whose-(pronoun): belonging to or associated with which person Whose dirty socks did I just find in my salad?