Brought and bought are two different words with two different meanings and two different spellings. They are both verbs and they are both irregular verbs. They are both the past simple/past participle forms of their respective verbs. Even though they have different spellings, only one letter separates the two. When they are spoken, you may … Read moreBrought and bought
Aught is actually a synonym for naught, which means zero or nothing. It can also mean ‘to own or possess’, or ‘to owe someone or something’, or ‘to be obligated to someone’, when used as a verb. When used as an adjective, it means ‘possessed of’. In its archaic form, it meant ‘possession’, as of … Read moreAught and ought
The ampersand & is the logogram &, representing the conjunction “and”. You generally shouldn’t use the ampersand, except in the most informal situations. You should only use the ampersand when the rest of the name is also an abbreviation (AT&T) and in common expressions (R&D). There are no spaces on either side of the ampersand … Read moreThe ampersand &
To know whether to use “who” or “whom”, we need to understand the difference between subjects and objects because you use “who” when you are referring to the subject of a clause and “whom” when you are referring to the object of a clause. The subject of the sentence is the person doing something, and … Read moreWho, whom or whose?
Which IELTS test is right for you? There are two types of the IELTS test: IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. IELTS Academic The IELTS Academic test is for people applying for higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. It reflects some of the features of academic language and assesses whether you … Read moreWhich IELTS test is right for you?