make x brand

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beachboy

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The brand of the whisky
The make of the car
I don't know when to use "brand" or "make". Can they ever be synonyms?
 

MrPedantic

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Hello BB,

As a general rule, a "make" is the trade name of a vehicle, while a "brand" applies to other goods and services.

Best wishes,

MrP
 
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