It’s time for “Confusing Words of the Week” where I take a set of two or three words that get confused and give you definitions and try to give you a memory trick to help you remember when to use which word. If you have words that confuse you, use the Ask PTB tab on the website or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and they may appear here soon!
This week’s words are:
- flesh out – to give substance to; to make something fuller
- She fleshed out the presentation with quizzes over the material.
- flush out – to cleanse; to force something to the surface
- He flushed out the radiator and added fresh fluid.
- flesh out – think of filling out flesh thus making it fuller
- flush out – flushing the toilet cleanses it