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I’ve heard some people confusing the words install and instill. Here’s the difference between the two.
Install is a verb that means to put into place for use:
- Let’s install a new shower in our washroom.
- We need to install a new city manager because Ms. Jones is retiring.
Instill has a similar meaning, but it’s not as literal. It’s more emotional and figurative.
- The pilgrimage instilled within me a sense of purpose.
- “How can we install faith in our youth,” the pastor asked.
Which words do you confuse? Let me know in the comments below.
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