Grammar Bomb: HOLE vs WHOLE

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Grammar Bomb40.009_Hole vs Whole

 

“Do you need the whole board

to have holes for the screws?”

 

hole {noun & verb} [THINK: a hollow place in a solid body or surface]
whole {adj & noun} [THINK: all of; entire]

 

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Grammar Bomb: ALOUD vs ALLOWED

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Grammar Bomb40.008_Aloud vs Allowed

 

“She finally read aloud,

“You are not allowed to eat

ice cream before dinner.””

 

aloud {adv} [THINK: audibly; not silently or in a whisper]
allowed {verb} [THINK: admit as legal or acceptable]