English for Today (September 11, 2108) By Ganiu Abisoye Bamgbose (GAB)

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English for Today (September 11, 2108) By Ganiu Abisoye Bamgbose (GAB)

She doesn’t have a spare tyre (not, extra tyre). What is held in reserve to be used in an emergency is a spare of that thing.

I am the last child (not, the last born).

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Peter is my fiancè (not, fiancee). A man to whom a woman is engaged to be married is a fiance and a woman to whom a man is engaged is fiancee. However, both words are pronounced the same way.

She did this for her self-interest (not, selfish interest).


Ganiu Abisoye Bamgbose
Academic Advisor, Distance Learning Centre, University of Ibadan;
Doctoral Student of English, University of Ibadan.

1 Comment

  1. Àllí Olúwaségun Moses

    September 11, 2018 at 6:50 am

    Lesson learnt. Thanks, sir.

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