All Posts

Language Refresher 97: Council vs Counsel

Quick and Dirty Tips gave the following rules that will help us learn how to use Council vs Counsel.

consulting-1739639_960_720.jpg

Source: Pixabay

 

a. Council: 

“Council” is a noun that describes a group of decision makers.

Ex. The council took months to reach a decision about who should be held accountable for the confetti incident.

 

b. Counsel:

“Counsel” is a verb that means “to give advice.”

Ex. Squiggly hoped the nutritionist wouldn’t counsel him to give up chocolate.

“Counsel” is also a noun describing the advice received as a result of counseling.

Ex. A lawyer gives legal counsel.

To read more about this topic, please click here: Quick and Dirty Tips

To take the quiz, please click here.

 

So... What have you to say?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s