Grammar Bomb: Compliment VS Complement

May I compliment you on your blouse; it complements your eye color. 

#GrammarBombEA

 

Complement [THINK: complete (E)]
Compliment [THINK: praise (I)] 

 

Complement with an e…meaning “something that completes.” If something complements something else, it completes it, enhances it, or makes it perfect.

The noun compliment means “an expression of praise, commendation, or admiration,” and the verb means, “to praise or express admiration for someone.”

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