misused words

Misused Words

There are some words that are frequently used wrongly. Make sure you say what you want to say! accept – except accept means ‘to receive’, for example: I accept your apology. except means ‘not including’, for example: Everyone is going, except Edward. advice – advise advice is a noun and means ‘recommendation on what to do’, for example: We await your advice on how to proceed. advise is a verb and means ‘to recommend something’, for example: Could you please advise how we should proceed? all ready – already all ready means ‘prepared’, for example: We are all ready to leave for the airport. already means ‘by this time’, for example: We have already done the packing. all together –

Continue reading