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What’s the difference between salad and lettuce?

This week we are looking at two words which are commonly confused: salad and lettuce. salad A salad is a mixture of cold or uncooked vegetables. You can eat it on its own or with other foods. For lunch she had a salad of tomato, onion… Read More
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What’s the difference between homework and housework?

This week we are looking at two words which are commonly confused because of their similar spellings: homework and housework. homework Homework is work that school pupils are given to do at home. You say that pupils ‘do homework’. You don’t say that… Read More

What’s the difference between shadow and shade?

This week we are looking at two words which are commonly confused: shadow and shade. shadow A shadow is a dark shape made on a surface when something stands between a light and the surface. The tree cast a shadow over the garden. If a place… Read More