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"Before" vs. "Beforehand"

“Before,” as you probably already know, means “earlier than.” We use it to say that X happened earlier than Y.

I ate breakfast before I left the house. 207 more words

"That's OK" vs. "OK" as an answer to offers

A: Would you like some more coffee?

B: That’s OK.

You might think that person B’s answer means “Yes, OK, I’d like some more coffee.” 112 more words

"Supposed to" vs. "Suppose"

“Supposed to” means “expected to” or “should.” It is used to express obligation. (Note that you must have an -ed ending. “I am suppose to” is incorrect. 177 more words

"(Do you) mind if...?" vs. "Do you mind?"

“Do you mind if…?” is used to ask permission. It has the same meaning as “Would you mind if…?”

A: “Do you mind if I open the window?”     94 more words

"I'm bored" vs. "I'm boring" (verbs + ed/ing as adjectives)

We can add -ed and -ing endings to certain verbs to make them into adjectives.

bore: bored… boring            interest: interested… interesting            amaze: amazed… amazing          excite: excited… exciting          annoy: annoyed… annoying… 182 more words

"Hang up" vs. "Hang on"

This is an important difference to know when you need to make phone calls in English. Though both phrases start with “hang,” they have very different meanings! 93 more words

What is the difference between Python and CPython?

I personally have a tendency of wanting to know everything, when I am reading a text on something new that I am learning about. So, every time I stumble upon something unfamiliar, I get slightly side-tracked by the fact that I have no clue what it is. 410 more words