Tip 5 (Word Choice #2)

Tip 5 (Word Choice #2) - Sales Students, As we learned last...

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Sales Students, As we learned last week, many words sound alike but mean different things when put into writing. This list will help you distinguish between some of the more common words that sound alike. Once again, use the following link to quiz yourself over the material: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/interact/g_spelhomoEX1.html Lead, Led lead = noun referring to a dense metallic element: The X-ray technician wore a vest lined with lead . led = past-tense and past-participle form of the verb to lead, meaning to guide or direct: The evidence led the jury to reach a unanimous decision. Than, Then Than used in comparison statements: He is richer than I. used in statements of preference: I would rather dance than eat. used to suggest quantities beyond a specified amount: Read more than the first paragraph. Then a time other than now: He was younger then . She will start her new job then . next in time, space, or order: First we must study;
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