These are some of the pairs of words that are most often confused with each other. DO NOT CONFUSE adoptive with adopted: children are adopted, but parents are adoptive. adverse, 'unfavourable, bad', with averse, which means 'strongly disliking or opposed to', as in I am not averse to helping out. affect and effect: affect means 'make a difference to', whereas effect means 'a result' or 'bring about (a result)'. ambiguous with ambivalent: ambiguous primarily means 'having more than one meaning, open to different interpretations', while ambivalent means 'having mixed feelings'.
What is an antonym? You'll find the answer inside this clever book. Author Brian P. Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable creatively clarify (not confuse) the concept of antonyms. Their clever (not foolish) rhymes and comical (not serious) illustrations combine to highlight key words. Each pair or group of antonyms is printed in color for easy identification.
Các bạn có lẽ đã từng băn khoăn xem nên dùng Threw
hay through? To, two, hay too? Brake hay break? Vậy thì
bài giảng này sẽ giúp các bạn ôn lại một loạt những từ dễ
gây nhầm lẫn và hướng dẫn bạn trường hợp nào thì sẽ
dùng chúng. Những từ được đề cập trong bài này đều là
những từ phổ biến và hay bị dùng sai. Chúng được chia
ra làm ba phần riêng biệt và mỗi phần đều có bài tập thực
hành ở cuối.
The units in Section A are nor presented as minimal pairs. Vowels are paired according to their spelling, not their potential for being confused with one another. Consonants are paired mainly where they share the same place of articulation.
Many minimal pairs will be redundant for any given learner so learners need to be selective. Potentially confusing minimal pairs are gathered together in Section D4 Sound pairs. Learners are encouraged to select from these according to their own needs.
Scene/Seen • Scene là danh từ có nghĩa là cảnh, vị trí, sự hỗn độn.
• Seen là động từ dạng phân từ hai của see, có nghĩa là xem,
quan sát, chú ý.
We caused quite a scene (sự hỗn độn) at the scene (vị trí) of the accident. It was the worst
we had ever seen (xem).
Harrison's Internal Medicine Chapter 138. Moraxella Infections
The gram-negative coccus Moraxella catarrhalis is a component of the normal bacterial flora of the upper airways and has been increasingly recognized as a cause of otitis media, sinusitis, and bronchopulmonary infection. Over the past several decades, this organism has been variously designated as Micrococcus catarrhalis, Neisseria catarrhalis, and Branhamella catarrhalis.
Bacteriology and Immunity
On Gram's staining, M.
Confusion generally arises with phrases like ‘my husband and I’ and ‘my husband and me’. Which should it be? The simplest method is to break the sentence into two and see whether ‘I’ or ‘me’ sound right: My husband likes chocolate. I like chocolate. MY HUSBAND AND I like chocolate. (ii) Most people use the pronoun ‘me’ correctly when it is used on its own: The burglar threatened ME. It was given to ME. Once again confusion arises when a pair is involved. The advice remains the same. ...
Moraxella catarrhalis is a component of the normal bacterial flora of the upper airways and has been increasingly recognized as a cause of otitis media, sinusitis, and bronchopulmonary infection. Over the past several decades, this organism has been variously designated as Micrococcus catarrhalis, Neisseria catarrhalis, and Branhamella catarrhalis. Bacteriology and Immunity On Gram's staining, M. catarrhalis organisms appear as gram-negative cocci, sometimes occurring in pairs and having the side-by-side kidneybean configuration of Neisseria (Fig. 138-1).