186 - Wait or await? Sleep or asleep? Wake or awake?


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Do you know the difference between wait and await, sleep and asleep, and wake and awake? These words seem simple, but there are some small grammatical differences in the way we use them in sentences. Take today's lesson to find out how to use them all correctly.

Lesson text: https://www.espressoenglish.net/wait-and-await-sleep-and-asleep-wake-and-awake/

Small mistakes like saying "await for" often don't affect communication; however, they show that you're not a native English speaker.

This is why I want to help you understand how to use similar and confusing words correctly - so that your English can have fewer mistakes and become more fluent!

My e-book 600+ Confusing English Words Explained describes many of the most common errors English learners make, and shows you the right way to use these words. I think you'll find it very helpful :-)

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