Pore vs. Pour

When you are studying with great concentration, are you poring over or pouring over the books? Answer: poring Both verbs can be used as phrasal verbs but they have different meanings. Here are a few examples: When we’re intently studying a subject, nothing is actually pouring (that is, flowing or leaking) onto the object of

Effect or Affect?

Effect or Affect? Here’s how they differ: Effect is a noun (or thing), usually an event (or outcome) of another event, the cause. That’s why cause and effect go together. The cause “causes” the effect. Example: Fluctuating weather is an effect of global warming. (Global warming = cause; Fluctuating weather = effect or outcome) Affect