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    hello teacher,
    Can you explain to me the difference between :
    1. "expectation" and "expectancy"
    2. rule and regulation
    3. reject and refuse , deny.
    Thanks much

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    Welcome to the forums, linhchiluu.

    Please ask unrelated questions in separate threads, with a title specific to each: such as 'Expectation' and 'expectancy' and 'Rule and regulation'.

    Please show us some evidence that you have tried to find distinctions for yourself by using dictionaries.

    Click here for free access to a wide range of dictionaries, and bookmark the site for future reference.

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    Thanks a lot for the dictionary you gave me. It does help.About expectation and expectancy. I can understand a little:
    Expectation: is a belief that sth will happen
    expectancy: is a state of hoping or expecting sth will happen.
    is it alright? but it is not much a far cry from each other. It is hard to get well

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    Default Re: distinguish

    Yes, sometimes there is only a fine line between these two words.

    Now bookmark the FRAZE.IT website to see many examples of words used in a great variety of contexts.

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