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

DONATE AND SPEND
DONATE - to give money or goods to help a person or organization

Examples:

An anonymous businessman donated one million dollars to the charity.

About 60 percent of the population is eligible to donate blood, yet less than five percent do.

We would like to thank those that have donated generously to the fund.


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SPEND to give money as a payment for something or to use time doing something or being somewhere

Examples:

Last weekend we spent a lot of time cleaning that room.

Patricia spends a lot of money on clothes.

How long do you usually spend on your homework?












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