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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”.

The Difference Between Principle and Principal

Principle is a noun that means “a comprehensive and fundamental law, doctrine, or assumption”. Principal is an adjective and a noun that refers to the principal or head of a school.

Loose or Lose? Which is Correct?

Lose is a verb that means “to be deprived of something, to not win, or to misplace something.” Loose is an adjective meaning “not tight or firmly held in place, not closely fitted.”