Embarrassing grammar mistakes are avoidable—avoid them with our writing tips on the most commonly asked questions related to English (and grammar). Find frequently confused homophones like “you’re” and “your”, “too” vs “to”, and “bear with” vs. “bare with”.
Empathy is an intellectual understanding of someone’s suffering. Sympathy describes participating in that suffering or feelings of pity oneself.
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Both grey with an ‘e’ and gray with an ‘a’ are correct spellings of the colour/shade, grey/gray.
Aide is a noun and means assistant. Aid can be a noun or a verb, and means ‘to offer help’, or refers to the help given.
Breath is a noun that refers to the actual air taken in and out while we breathe (verb form of the noun breath).
Also known as the difference between asking someone to be naked with you, or politely asking them to be patient with you while you figure something out.