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Confusing Words

Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.
04.Dec 2017:

politics and policy

POLITICS is used to talk about government and related ideas. (usually singular but always with – s)


Roger is planning to retire from politics next year.

You talk beautifully, you should be in politics .

Mike doesn’t know much about politics .


POLICY is used for people’s rules of behavior not necessarily connected with politics.


It is our company’s policy to employ a certain number of handicapped people.

You say ‘Honesty is the best policy ’ when you want to advise someone that it is better to tell the truth than to lie.