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How do you tell the difference between envelop and envelope and also instant and instance?
Learning Partners has provided some mnemonics to tell the difference
between envelop and envelope and instant and instance.
Here is some extra information on 'instant'
For instant and instance:
Instant can be both a noun and an adjective:
Instant (an adjective)
- Instant feedback
Here, instant is an adjective (it is used to describe a noun-noodles +
How to differentiate Instant(adjective) and Instant (noun)
Adjective: It is used usually before the noun
Noun: It is used after articles (an, the), demonstrative pronouns (this, that), indefinite pronouns (any)
The instant (adjective) photo booth is not working.
At any given instant (noun), you can only see one waiter in the
So, 'instant' can mean:
1) In a specific moment (noun)
- In that instant, I saw my future unfold
2) Immediate (adjective)
- I want to drink instant coffee (coffee that can be
'Instance' on the other hand would always be only a
It means example.
- I can only think of one instance where Chinese New Year was
celebrated in my family.