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• Unit 17: Enough, too, so and such
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• Unit 31: Prepositions
• Unit 32: Phrasal verbs


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Polseguera
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Mar 19, 2008, 5:02 PM

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Phrases, sayings, set phrases, etc. Can't Post

If you do not know the meaning of a phrase or saying, you only have to sign up, and post a thread. Someone may answer your query. It is free.

You may find the following web page useful: http://www.polseguera.com/phrases.htm Thank you.


jrodolfo
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Could you please tell me which is the wright word?

Practise or Practice

Thank you for your reply.


Polseguera
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Jun 4, 2009, 8:22 PM

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Re: [jrodolfo] Phrases, sayings, set phrases, etc. [In reply to] Can't Post

Yes, sure! In British English, practise is the verb, and practice is the noun. In American English, practice is used for both the verb and the noun.

For example:
She is practising her English. (verb)
She needs more practice. (noun)

If you have further questions, let us know. Thank you.


(This post was edited by Polseguera on Jun 4, 2009, 8:27 PM)

 
 


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