Yesterday, my friend complimented my shoes, or did she complement them? Do you get confused about these two words? Don’t worry, I have a tip that will help you keep them straight.
According to Merriam Webster’s Dictionary, a compliment is a remark that says something good about someone or something. It is a form of praise. Merriam Webster’s Dictionary says that complement means something completes something else or makes it better. In other words, something enhances something else.
How to Remember Which Word to Use
Fortunately, there is an easy way to distinguish these two words. Here’s a tip to help you remember the difference between them.
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