Grammar Bomb: Adverse VS Averse

We are not averse to you learning about adverse trends in grammar. 

#GrammarBombEA

 

Adverse [THINK: Drug side-effects (D)]
Averse [THINK: Oppose  (no D)]

 

“…adverse is rarely used to describe people but rather of effects or events, and it usually conveys a sense of hostility or harmfulness…”

“Averse describes people and means “feeling opposed or disinclined.”…usually followed by to…related noun is aversion…”

[read more about it on blog.dictionary.com]

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