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Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

PRACTICE AND PRACTISE
In British English the noun practiCe is written with a c and the verb to practiSe is written with an s. Both words are pronounced the same way. In American English both are usually written with a c.

Remember, to practise is followed by the -ing form, e.g. As soon as I'd passed my driving test I practised parking in the local streets as I didn't feel I'd done sufficient during my lessons.

Examples:

A best practice is a technique, method or process that is believed to be more effective at delivering a particular outcome than any other technique, method, process, etc.

That won't work in practice.

Betty needs to practise her French.

Debra’s father is a doctor and has just opened his own practice.





 

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