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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.

BRING UP AND EDUCATE
BRING UP and the noun UPBRINGING are mostly used for the moral and social training that children receive at home

Examples:

He was brought up by his grandparents.

Their kids were brought up to respect authority.

Their daughter is very badly brought up – always screaming and fighting.



EDUCATE and EDUCATION are used for the intellectual and cultural training that people get at school and university

Examples:

How much does it cost to educate a child privately?

It's important for children to get a good education.

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. - Albert Einstein





 

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