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Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by wonderr(m): 9:02pm On Feb 01, 2022
Badgers14:
This is elementary English... primary 3 .
if you are confident enough kindly elaborate on this and stop telling us the class
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by davit: 9:02pm On Feb 01, 2022
greatness77:
this is singular while these is plural eg, this is my book,dats when it is only one book but when it is more than one you say "These are my books

I was actually telling the OP to correct that in his introduction.

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Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by wonderr(m): 9:03pm On Feb 01, 2022
HenryDion:
How much will you pay? Nah person wey chop belleful dey learn English in this Buhari era cry
Buhari don do all of us strong thing oo
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by Nma75: 9:03pm On Feb 01, 2022
[Well said.quote author=jaeyking post=109870259] wink
Some are the noun and verb forms of the word

Some are homonym and homophones

While others could be pronouns the possessive and demonstrative form

Well most English words have their different forms in various parts of speech

We keep on learning everyday[/quote]
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by zedman1(m): 9:05pm On Feb 01, 2022
wonderr:
DIFFERENTIATE THIS WORDS
1 - who's and whose
2 - toward and towards
3 - their and there
4 - stationary and stationery
5 - inquiry and enquiry
6 - loose and lose
7 - it's and its
8 - defense and defence
9 - complement and compliment
10 - breath and breathe
These are the ones I find difficult to differentiate you can add yours and let the English gurus in the house help us out
Firstly , your first line is incorrect. 'THESE WORDS', not 'this words'

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Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by Myer: 9:06pm On Feb 01, 2022
Mbamally:
1. who's and whose
Who’s is a contraction, who + is, or who + has.
For example: who’s hungry?
Whose is a possessive pronoun.
For example: whose sandwich is this?

2. toward and towards
Both spellings are correct, and they mean the same thing: in the direction of.
Toward is the preferred spelling in the United States and Canada. In other English-speaking countries, such as the United Kingdom and Australia, towards is the more common spelling.

3. their and there
There means the opposite of here; “at that place.” Their means “belongs to them.”

4. stationary and stationery
Stationary means fixed, or unchanging.
Stationery refers to paper, matching envelopes etc.

5. inquiry and enquiry
enquire simply means to “ask,” while inquire was used for formal investigations. You can use either enquire or inquire and not make a mistake.
Inquire is what you’ll usually see in American English.

6. loose and lose
Loose: means not firmly fixed, or not tight.
The handle is loose.
Lose: I don't want to lose my job.

8. defense and defence
Defence and defense are both correct/the same.
It comes down to the part of the world in which they are used. In the United States, people spell it with an “s” while UK with "c".

OP I'VE DONE MY OWN... SHOULD I DROP MY AZA grin

Nailed it.
You go school, school sef go you.
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by wonderr(m): 9:06pm On Feb 01, 2022
samuelson06:


Simple stuff.
some people that can't even spell their name correctly will hide behind their keyboard and be shouting simple stuff
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by Funflipper: 9:10pm On Feb 01, 2022
wonderr:
I agree with you but why can't you just prove to us that you are a professor by differentiating it

I have absolutely nothing to prove. If you don’t
want to heed to my advise, then let it go. Thank you.
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by ImaIma1(f): 9:13pm On Feb 01, 2022
Been and being
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by Walkee: 9:13pm On Feb 01, 2022
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Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by wonderr(m): 9:15pm On Feb 01, 2022
FaithBrain1994:
While one is America, the other is England. Don't ask me which one is which.
lol I feel you
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by wonderr(m): 9:16pm On Feb 01, 2022
BlueBlackPackag:
OP Those are not the only words that give you problem, apparently THIS & THESE do too.

grin grin grin grin grin
why did you say that?
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by Anndrew(m): 9:16pm On Feb 01, 2022
FamTomx2:
Center
Centre
this one na war sha..
Center=== when dividing a thing..like middle..
Centre ===like a hall use for conference,meeting..a suite

English hard man

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Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by samuelson06(m): 9:19pm On Feb 01, 2022
Nma75:

Yes, but some of us are still missing it.

Which among them?
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by Idrisk19(m): 9:22pm On Feb 01, 2022
Advice /Advise
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by wonderr(m): 9:32pm On Feb 01, 2022
zedman1:
Firstly , your very first line is incorrect. 'THESE WORDS', not 'this words'
thanks for that

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Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by TheNiceGuy(m): 9:47pm On Feb 01, 2022
Please is there something you gain from cancelling comments that we don't know?
1764foir:
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Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by pek(m): 9:47pm On Feb 01, 2022
DECLAN2015:


I thought number 3...their is usually use to refere to human being e.g Their are many peolpe
There are many obeject.
I may b wrong sha
Very wrong. There are many people in the building. Their house is close to the school.
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by Enemyofpeace: 9:56pm On Feb 01, 2022
Rubbish! Absolute nonsense!! Who English epp? Carrying another man’s language like fila for head. Seun wey get nairaland sef no sabi speak English, na Yoruba full him mouth Mtcheeeeeeeeew
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by gift2xl: 10:01pm On Feb 01, 2022
Explain live and life. Mostly live match
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by prophetfire: 10:04pm On Feb 01, 2022
wonderr:
DIFFERENTIATE THIS WORDS
1 - who's and whose
2 - toward and towards
3 - their and there
4 - stationary and stationery
5 - inquiry and enquiry
6 - loose and lose
7 - it's and its
8 - defense and defence
9 - complement and compliment
10 - breath and breathe
These are the ones I find difficult to differentiate you can add yours and let the English gurus in the house help us out
What of tit and teeth??

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Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by Semaj77(m): 11:01pm On Feb 01, 2022
wonderr:
DIFFERENTIATE THIS WORDS
1 - who's and whose
2 - toward and towards
3 - their and there
4 - stationary and stationery
5 - inquiry and enquiry
6 - loose and lose
7 - it's and its
8 - defense and defence
9 - complement and compliment
10 - breath and breathe
These are the ones I find difficult to differentiate you can add yours and let the English gurus in the house help us out

These words
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by merits(m): 11:10pm On Feb 01, 2022
wonderr:
DIFFERENTIATE THIS WORDS
1 - who's and whose
2 - toward and towards
3 - their and there
4 - stationary and stationery
5 - inquiry and enquiry
6 - loose and lose
7 - it's and its
8 - defense and defence
9 - complement and compliment
10 - breath and breathe
These are the ones I find difficult to differentiate you can add yours and let the English gurus in the house help us out
All na the same na.

Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by 1MILLIONLiGHTS(m): 11:16pm On Feb 01, 2022
1.Beneath and Underneath
2. Analysis. and Analyses
3. Insofar as. and Inasmuch as
4. Type. and Kind
Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by emmabest2000(m): 11:49pm On Feb 01, 2022
Mbamally:
1. who's and whose
Who’s is a contraction, who + is, or who + has.
For example: who’s hungry?
Whose is a possessive pronoun.
For example: whose sandwich is this?

2. toward and towards
Both spellings are correct, and they mean the same thing: in the direction of.
Toward is the preferred spelling in the United States and Canada. In other English-speaking countries, such as the United Kingdom and Australia, towards is the more common spelling.

3. their and there
There means the opposite of here; “at that place.” Their means “belongs to them.”

4. stationary and stationery
Stationary means fixed, or unchanging.
Stationery refers to paper, matching envelopes etc.

5. inquiry and enquiry
enquire simply means to “ask,” while inquire was used for formal investigations. You can use either enquire or inquire and not make a mistake.
Inquire is what you’ll usually see in American English.

6. loose and lose
Loose: means not firmly fixed, or not tight.
The handle is loose.
Lose: I don't want to lose my job.

8. defense and defence
Defence and defense are both correct/the same.
It comes down to the part of the world in which they are used. In the United States, people spell it with an “s” while UK with "c".

OP I'VE DONE MY OWN... SHOULD I DROP MY AZA grin

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Re: How Good Are You In English Language, Check This Out by deukpai(m): 11:58pm On Feb 01, 2022
Mine is Advice and Advise


wonderr:
DIFFERENTIATE THIS WORDS
1 - who's and whose
2 - toward and towards
3 - their and there
4 - stationary and stationery
5 - inquiry and enquiry
6 - loose and lose
7 - it's and its
8 - defense and defence
9 - complement and compliment
10 - breath and breathe
These are the ones I find difficult to differentiate you can add yours and let the English gurus in the house help us out

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