INQUIRE and ENQUIRE

INQUIRE and ENQUIRE are the same word with different spellings. They both mean to seek information or conduct an investigation and are pretty much interchangeable, at least in the United States, but the word inquire (and related words like “inquiry”) are more common everywhere. In British English, some grammarians make the Read more…

LIE and LAY

LIE and LAY is a common grammar issue. We actually teach a unit on this in our Analytical Grammar program. The difference between LIE vs LAY is important. It has to do with whether or not your verb is transitive or intransitive. The root is TRANS, so imagine a truck TRANSPORTING Read more…