Assume vs presume

Assume vs presume

At first glance “assume” and “presume” seem very similar as they both mean to suppose something, however the latter is used only when we rely on some sort of evidence and although we cannot be 100% sure, the probability of our presumption is...
Effective vs efficient

Effective vs efficient

“Effective” is an adjective describing everything that has a desired or specific result. It is usually accompanied by a large number of abstract nouns as well as nouns referring to people and activities. For example: Learning online is an extremely...
Begin vs start

Begin vs start

“Begin” is usually used in a formal language and it often suggests a beginning of a series of events. “Start” is more common in less formal use and spoken language, for example: We’ll need to start at 7.00. “Start” comes in...