Grammar Bomb: ALLUDE vs ELUDE

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Grammar Bomb40.011_Allude vs Elude

 

“The oral exam question alluded

to a poem written by Poe;

the girl hadn’t studied, and tried to elude

the teacher’s probing questions.”

 

allude {verb} [THINK: suggest or call attention to indirectly]
elude {verb} [THINK: evade or escape from]