[ hohm-kair ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌkɛər /
of, relating to, or designating care, especially medical care, given or received at home: a member of the hospital's home-care staff.
Hone In vs. Home InDoes a plane home in on a target or hone in on it? Does a musician hone her skills or home them? Are these two verbs interchangeable or do they have discrete meanings? Today we explore the origins and uses of hone and home. Hone entered English as a noun for a pointed rock used as a landmark. In the 1400s, it began to be …
Bring vs. TakeDo you bring food to a party, or do you take food to a party? The terms bring and take are often confused, and for good reason. Both words describe the movement of something from one location to another. Bring describes the movement of something toward a specified location. According to this convention, you can bring food to a party, but not take food to …
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