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Can I use draught to replace draft?
- sitting in a draft will cause cold
What does it mean of without a hitch?
- The upgrade to our server is completed without a hitch
Can we say with a hitch, what does it mean?
'Draft in BrE is used to describe a written work that needs refining, like a 'draft letter' or 'first draft', 'second draft' etc "I'm going to draft a letter", meaning I am going to put my thoughts in writing and will adjust and modify it before i send it. The finished article would be a 'final draft'
Draught (pronounced draft) is a breeze coming under a door or through a window. "Don't sit in the draught" or 'It's draughty in here"
Also applies to a heavy horse used for pulling a cart - a 'Draught Horse'
To drink. 'He took a draught of beer'
Beer can be served 'on draught', meaning it is pulled by pump from a barrell
also a board game 'Draughts' ( AmE checkers)
It's a wonderful language!