Coat vs Jacket
coat – an outer garment with sleeves, worn outdoors and typically extending below the hips jacket – an outer garment extending either to the waist or the hips, typically having sleeves and a fastening down the front
House vs Home
We use the noun house to refer to a building. We use home in a more personal and emotional way to refer to where someone lives.
Farther vs Further
Farther refers to physical distance: Francesco can run farther than Agusto. Further refers to metaphorical distance: Fabrizio is further away from finishing his project than Oleg is.
Desert vs Dessert
Desert (verb) – to forsake or abandon; to leave without permission; to fail when needed Soldiers should not desert their posts at any time, but especially during war. Desert (noun) – dry, barren, sandy region The largest desert in the world is the Sahara. Dessert (noun) – a sweet course served at the end of…
Borrow vs Lend
Borrow (verb) – to take or accept something for a short time with the intention of returning it to its rightful owner Could I borrow $20 until Friday? Lend (verb) – to give something for a short time with the intention of getting it back I will lend you some money until you get paid.…