Monday, May 24, 2004


Agree with means to concur in opinion. I agree with you.
Agree to means to give assent to an idea or thing. I agree to the operation.

Angry with means to be enraged. She was angry with herself for sleeping late.
Angry at suggests a confrontation. I am angry at the person for what he has done.

Already means even now. We already have a robot.
All ready means everyone is prepared. They're all ready to go.

Assent means to agree. Did you assent to do that?
Ascent means advancement. On the third day, they made their ascent to the top of Mount Everest.

Formerly means previously. I was formerly a typist.
Formally means officially. She was sworn in formally as the fifth member of the panel.

Precede means to come before. My older brother preceds me by one grade.
Proceed means to go ahead. We can proceed with the bake sale.


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