English Learning Tips For Students
· Previous · Next Return to Index › Learning Tips: discreet and discrete
American TESOL's resources for teachers and students: Online English Lessons, TESOL Toolbar and My TESOL - Sponsor
tips

From showbiz news:

"But he noticed Perry wanted to be discrete."

The word you need to use is "discreet," as in, tactful, understated, unobtrusive. "Discrete" means separate, individual, as in "a beach is made of discrete grains of sand." English is awfully complicated.

· Previous · Next Return to Index › Learning Tips: discreet and discrete






Go to another board -