Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.
TEMPERATURE AND FEVER
TEMPERATURE - the measured amount of heat in a place or in the body; you take somebody’s temperature if you use a thermometer to see how hot someone is. Note, in English we say a “temperature of 38 °“, i.e. the number comes after the word temperature.
Does Stephen have a temperature?
Our local doctor examined him and took his temperature.