Juliana R. asks, “What is the difference between accept and except?” Here Thomas explores the difference between these commonly confused words, with clear examples of both accept and except and some handy memory tricks.
Jonathon C. asks, “What is the difference between ability and capacity?” Here Thomas gives an answer that explores ABILITY, CAPACITY, also also another frequently confused word, CAPABILITY.
One of the most common and confusing issues in English grammar is the difference between lay, lie, and laid. People can usually remember that there IS a difference, but most have trouble remembering what the difference is. Here Thomas shares a way to remember the difference between lay, lie, and laid for good.
Thomas gives a simple way to remember the difference between there, their, and they’re. THERE has to do with WHERE. THEIR is a possessive pronoun like OUR and YOUR. THEY’RE always expands into THEY ARE. Remember this and you’ll always remember the difference.
Jonathon C. asks, “How to we use the word however?” As Thomas explains, there are some simple rules to make sure your sentences are clear.