This is the first lesson in the Pronunciation Series Hindi to English. And, you are gonna learn how to overcome pronunciation and spelling mistakes in English. Do watch the following video before you start reading the notes of this lesson.
There are some silent letters words in the English language. Because it’s a foreign language, they become a problem for…
Meaning the Difference between Quiet, Quit & Quite
The words “quiet,” “quit,” and “quite” look and sound fairly indistinguishable, but their meanings are quite different. As a noun, “quiet” means silent (as in “the quiet of a summer morning”); as an adjective, “quiet” means calm or still (as in “a quiet place to study”); and, as a verb, “quiet” means to make or become quiet (as in, “I tried to quiet the crowd”). The verb “quit” means to free or to leave (as in “He plans to quit her job”). The adverb “quite” means entirely, positively, or to a considerable extent (as in “The questions were quite difficult”).