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:
- Age – the length of time during which a being or thing has existed; length of life or existence to the time spoken of or referred to
- He was 16 years of age.
- Aged – having lived or existed long; of advanced age; old; of the age of
- A girl aged 40 years.
- ageD – having liveD or existeD long