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Commonly Confused Words (a-2)

advice vs adviseadvice vs advise

 ad short for advertisement We should put an ad in the local paper.

add to include We want to add your name to the list.

 

adapt to adjust, get used to We’ll adapt quickly to the new system.

adopt accept as your own They decided to adopt a baby girl.

adept skilled, expert She is highly adept at cooking.

 

adverse unfavorable, bad Lack of money will have an adverse effect on our business.

averse unwilling, opposed She was averse to any change so far.

 

advice opinion offered as guidance Let me give you also some advice.

advise to give someone advice I advise you to sell your old car soon.

 

affect make a difference to Does his opinion affect your decision so far?

effect result The effect of overeating may also be obesity.

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