Victim and Casualty

This is a common mistake made by native speakers because this word has been politically redefined. If an accident occurs, the person is a casualty because there is no one to blame for the accident. In order to have a victim, there must be an assailant, a victim of a …

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Dose vs Charge

Dose and charge are similar, but different.  The difference is that charge is potential and dose is applied. I can get a dose of electricity but only from a source that is charged. If I fill a syringe, it is charged.  When someone receives a shot, it is a dose.  …

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Common Irregular Verbs

Irregular Verbs

The following is the conjugation of common irregular verbs in the English Language.  From my experience irregular verbs tend to be some of the most used verbs.  I recommend that you focus on memorizing these verbs and then the other verbs will come easy. Irregular Verb  INFINATIVE SIMPLE PAST PAST …

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Well Well

well

“Well” adverb 1. in a good or satisfactory manner: Business is going well. 2. thoroughly, carefully, or soundly: to shake well before using; listen well. 3. in a moral or proper manner: to behave well. 4. commendably, meritoriously, or excellently: a difficult task well done. 5. with propriety, justice, or …

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