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Speak vs. Talk

The two words ‘speak’ and ‘talk’ are synonyms and can very often used interchangeably. However there are some grammatical structures where only one of the two can be used. Let’s explore these today: The first thing to remember: Speak is often used in a more formal setting.  For example, in a work environment: “I would like to make an appointment

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Bored vs. Boring – Don’t Make This Mistake!

I was at a party one night and my Colombian friend was bored. There was no dancing! He was sitting quietly in the corner. The Australian host of the party asked his Mexican girlfriend what was wrong. Here’s how the conversation went: Aussie: “Hey, what’s wrong with your friend?” Mexican: “He’s boring.” Aussie: “Well, if you don’t like him, I’ll ask

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