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WHICH ONE IS CORRECT?

1.MITE.
2.MATE.

PLEASE ANSWER ME AND SAY WHY?
 

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CARACAS said:
WHICH ONE IS CORRECT?

1.MITE.
2.MATE.

PLEASE ANSWER ME AND SAY WHY?

A mite is an insect. A mate is a person.

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A mite in British English is also used for a small child, especially when we are sympathising. ;-)
 
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