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Recently, someone asked me to explain difference between the words coarse and course. Here’s the difference between the two.
Coarse is an adjective that means rough or abrasive.
- Have you felt how coarse 60 grit sandpaper is?
- I slept poorly last night; that blanket you gave me was so coarse.
Course, on the other hand, is a noun that has several meanings.
- They had an 8-course meal at that fancy banquet.
- Captain, we have diverted twelve degrees off course.
- Have you taken that advanced biology course yet?
Course can also be a verb, meaning to move unobstructed:
- The river coursed through the valley.
Which words do you confuse? Let me know in the comments below.
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