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    Toward/Towards

    what's the difference between:

    Toward

    Towards

    thank you!

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    Re: Toward/Towards

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    Re: Toward/Towards

    Quote Originally Posted by Yura Reiri View Post
    what's the difference between:

    Toward

    Towards

    thank you!
    NOT A TEACHER.

    There's no difference in meaning. "Toward" is preferred over "towards" in American English, but only in formal contexts. In my experience, "towards" is more common in day-to-day English. In England, on the other hand, "toward" is not used -- so I've been told.

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    Re: Toward/Towards

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    NOT A TEACHER.

    There's no difference in meaning. "Toward" is preferred over "towards" in American English, but only in formal contexts. In my experience, "towards" is more common in day-to-day English. In England, on the other hand, "toward" is not used -- so I've been told.
    Toward is rare in BrE.

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    Re: Toward/Towards

    Strunk and White prefer "toward."

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