Saturday, 14 November 2015

Grammar 101

Hello all, I know I'm uber late but it's better late than never yeah??
Leggo.

1. Mantel and Mantle. 
A mantel is the shelf above a fireplace while a mantle is a cloak or a blanket. 

2. Marshal and Marshall. 
A marshal is an officer of the highest ranking or it can mean to arrange, while marshall is a verb meaning "together". 

3. May be and Maybe. 
May be as two words mean "might be" while maybe is one word that means "perhaps". 

4. Meet, Mete and Meat. 
Meet means "to get together" or connect with someone, to encounter, mete means "to distribute" and meat is flesh that may be eaten. 

5. Militate and Mitigate. 
Militate means "to influence towards or against a change" while mitigate means to lessen, make easier or bearable. 

6. Mute and moot. 
Mute means having no sound or without speech, moot as a noun is a public debate, as an adjective means open to debate in the UK and not open to debate in the US. 

13 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing that. Greetings.

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  2. Thanks for this, I hesitated a little with the "may be " and "maybe". Thanks for making it very clear. Happy new week!

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  3. Thanks for this, I hesitated a little with the "may be " and "maybe". Thanks for making it very clear. Happy new week!

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  4. Please do this segment more often, I like it.

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    1. Yes ma'am, but for now, it still remains every Saturday.

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  5. that maybe and may be na still thesame tin them mean na... i learnt sha

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  6. You should post more of this. Thanks for sharing.



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  7. Mete? Just getting to know about the word. Thanks another Grammar learnt.

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