[Vocabulary] hedge, fence, gate

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Can you explain what the different between these words and give me any examples?
1. Hedge, Fence, Gate
2. Terrace, Patio
3. Taxi, Cab
4. Police, Cop
5. Sunblind, Curtain, Drape
6. Craps, Money
7. Tent, Awning
8. Flap, Cover
9. Mobile, Automobile, Car
10. Cut off wood, Whittling wood
11. Sneak, Lick
12. Shocked, Startled
13. Handle, Cope
14. Tomb, Grave
15. Refined, Polite
16. Rude, Harsh
 

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Re: I can make any differences of using these words. Please help.

This looks like an assignment. We don't do people's assignments for them. You can find the answers in a dictionary.

Try http://www.onelook.com/. It searches hundreds of dictionaries for you.
 

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Re: I can make any differences of using these words. Please help.

It's not my assignment tho. I just wanna know when the right time to use these words.
Dictionary won't help a lot but thanks anyway for replying.
 

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Re: I can make any differences of using these words. Please help.

Let's look at the first.

This is a hedge:

https://evergreenhedging.com/media/wysiwyg/Laurel-hedge-11.jpg

This is a fence:

http://themocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Fences.jpg

This is a gate:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...WhiteGate.jpg/220px-BywaterMay07WhiteGate.jpg

The third has a different function- it is an entrance, not a barrier. Hedges and fences are barriers, but a fence is made of wood, wire, stone etc, while a hedge consists of plants or bushes that grow to form a wall.
 

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Welcome to the forum, gr_dhani.

Please note that I have changed your thread title.

Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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Can you explain [STRIKE]what[/STRIKE] the difference between these words and give me [STRIKE]any[/STRIKE] some examples, please?

Please note the correct way to ask your question.

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Now consider how long it took you to type your post and how long it must have taken Tdol to reply to #1. Expecting answers to 16 groups of words in a single thread is asking too much.

This is why we insist on only one question per thread, with a title relevant to each. Please ask about the other examples in separate threads, waiting for answers to each one before posting the next.

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It's not my assignment though. I just want to know [STRIKE]when[/STRIKE] the right time to use these words.

Dictionaries won't help a lot but thanks anyway for replying.

Dictionaries will definitely help a lot! For example, they will show you that 'craps' and 'money' are two completely different words – ​as are 'sneak' and 'lick'.

They also give you sample sentences with the words in context. You will find that some of your questions will be answered without having to ask us.
 
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