Monday, December 2, 2019

9 English Word Pairs That Confuse Absolutely Everyone - Part 8

8. Further and Farther

These two are very confusing. Further and farther both have the same meaning but are used in different situations. They’re pronounced in a similar way too, but with a difference – fur and far.
9 english word pairs  that confuse absolutely everyone
Farther — with far — is used when we’re talking about physical distance.

  •  farther
  •  farther 
Further — with fur — is used for more abstract situations.

  •  further
  •  further 
In those examples, complaints and questions are not physical things, so you cannot use the word farther. Take one more look at the difference between this two words in context:



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