DIFFERENCES OF SOME WORDS

Differences of some words


Hello, friends.
What about the Differences between childish and childlike, sink and drown, love and like, lend and borrow and put and keep ?

You should learn these differences, because-

1. You will be able to use them properly.
2. They will help you to speak as well as write properly.

Let's move on-

•Childish and Childlike

Childish- to describe the behaviour in a foolish way.
Examples-1. I hate his childish behaviour.
                   2. His childish behaviour hurts me.
                   3. As a matter of fact, all dislike her childish behaviour.
Childlike- to describe the good qualities of the behaviour that a child has.
Examples-1. Her childlike behaviour impressed me greatly.
                   2. All praise him for his childlike behaviour.
                  3. We love Raj very much for his childlike behaviour.

•Sink and Drown

Sink- to go down under a surface or to the bottom
of liquid, to become submerged or to go down to an unpleasant fact.
Examples-1. The Titanic sank in 1912 which caused tragic death and poignant sorrow for all.
                  2. The boat sank in the Brahmaputra last year.
                 3. It is on the verge of sinking into oblivion.
Drown- to die being unable to breathe underwater.
Examples-1. His brother drowned while he was swimming in the river.
                   2. He wished to meet her swimming across the river, but he drowned unfortunately.
                  3. She sobbed remembering her son who drowned in the river two years ago.

•Love and Like

Love- to feel a deep affection.
Examples-1. I love him very much.
                   2. She loves me very much.
                   3. A mother's love cannot be measured in terms of money.
Like- to enjoy or approve of someone or something.
Examples- 1. I like his work.
                    2. I like her manner.
                    3. We like his attitude.

•Lend and Borrow

Lend- to give something to someone for a short period of time.
Examples-1. I lend him two books yesterday.
                   2. He lends me four hundred dollars.
                   3. He agreed to lend him two thousand rupees.
Borrow- to take or receive something from someone with the intention of returning it.
Examples-1. Please borrow me a story book.
                   2. He borrows three hundred rupees from you last year.
                  3. I borrowed two books from you in August.

Put and Keep

Put- to place something temporarily.
Examples-1. Put the shirt on the bed now.
                   2. He puts the book on the desk.
                  3. He put the pen on the box and rushed towards me.
Keep- to place something permanently or to place something at permanent place for safety.
Examples-1. Keep your shoes in the box.
                  2. I kept the book in the box.
                  3. The child kept the pen in the box.

•Have and Been

There is no difference between these.You have to know-
1. Except I , You and we, have is used with all the Plural forms.
Examples-1. They have a car.
                   2. We have a bicycle.
                   3. I have a ten pens.
                 4. The two boys have bikes.
                   5. You have a beautiful frock.
Been- Past Participle form of Be; it is used in Perfect Tenses.
Examples-1. I have done the work just now.
                   2. Have you been to London?  
                   3. They have been there.
                  4. We have been to the shop.
                 5. They have been to Delhi.

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