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Edit This Grammar Lesson: Wine vs. Whine

Welcome to another Edit This® grammar lesson. In today's blog post, let's discuss the difference between Wine vs. Whine. Do you know when to use each one?

Most of you might be saying, "Why, yes, I do!" But for others, it's not that easy.

Wine and Whine are examples of homophones – words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings – and they trip more people up than you think.

Let's clear up any lingering confusion.

Wine is an alcoholic beverage.

* My friend drinks a glass of wine every night.

* I love wine.

* We'll have a bottle of your most expensive wine.

Whine refers to complaining, crying, high-pitched crying, or an annoying sound.

* Oh, stop your whining and complaining.

* He whines about the dumbest stuff.

* Whining about the loss isn't going to help.

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