Common usage dilemmas of ESL students

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English is full of problems for a foreign learner. Some of the most common usage dilemmas of ESL learners are explained here.

A few, few, the few; a little, little, the little New!
Either and Neither - differences New!
Each and every - differences New!
Some and any - differences New!
Have or have got: differences
Hear or listen to?
He or she and they
Words ending in -man
Can and be able to
At or in?
Can or could?
Go or get?
Since, for, ago and before
Enough to and
Has/have been and has/have gone
They're, there and their
Too and to
It's and its
Double possessive
So that and In order that
On time and In time - differences
Travel, journey, trip and voyage - differences

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Until and till
Up and down
Used to

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