These are some quirks of daily communication that we’ve noticed at d.trio marketing group. In this section we’ll be finding, exploring and clarifying communications conundrums in short snippets.
This month, 5 common words that are commonly misused, and how to remember the right way:
Complement supports. Compliment praises.
Imply suggests or indicates directly. Infer is to conclude or decide from something known or assumed.
Around should refer to a physical proximity. About indicates an approximation.
Historic means important. Historical refers to an event in the past.
Adverse means unfavorable. Averse means reluctant.