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

SELL AND SALE
SELL verb (!) sell - sold - sold => to give something to someone else in return for money

Examples:

This page is intended to help vendors find out how to sell (verb) goods on eBay.

The shop sells (verb) drinks and snacks.

Mike buys and sells (verb) options and stocks to make money.

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SALE noun (!) => an act of exchanging something for money

Examples:

The building company gets 15 % commission on each house sale (noun).

The entire week following Christmas is a bargain hunterís dream as stores deeply discount merchandise for quick sales (noun) at year end.










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