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

CRITIC - someone whose job is to give their opinion about something, especially films, books, music, etc.


What did the critics say about Ben Stillerís performance?

The play has been well received by the critics.

An art critic is a person who specializes in evaluating art.


REVIEW - a report in a newspaper, magazine, or programme that gives an opinion about a new book, film, etc.


Thomas writes book reviews for the newspapers.

The film got excellent reviews, but I didnít enjoy it much.