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Confusing Words > overtake and take over
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

OVERTAKE AND TAKE OVER
OVERTAKE -> pass e.g. in a vehicle

Examples:

On two-lane roads, when there is a split line or a dashed line on the side of the overtaker, drivers may overtake when it is safe.

Overtaking or passing refers to a maneuver that is in effect passing vehicles traveling in the same direction.

Always check your rear view mirror before you overtake another car.

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TAKE OVER -> to get control of a company by buying most of its shares

Examples:

In business, a takeover is the purchase of one company by another.

The company Daniel works for has recently been taken over.

They were involved in a takeover last year.









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