✅ Simultaneously means at the same time (They were all talking simultaneously).
✅ Concurrently means at the same time, and can also mean together or in tandem (The book will be released concurrently with the film).
✅ Simultaneously is the more common word, while concurrently is often used in the context of the justice system (The two prison sentences would be served concurrently, rather than consecutively).
✅ Concurrently can also suggest that the two things happening at the same time are connected and influence each other.
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✅ Meet and convene both refer to people coming to the same place at the same time, either by their own agreement or because they have been told to do so (The club meets at the cafe every week; The board convened once a month to discuss any new issues).
✅ Meet is a more general word, and can refer to any kind of group coming together for any purpose (We meet twice a week to go over the class assignments).
✅ Convene suggests a more formal purpose, often as part of a certain job or position (The superheroes convened to discuss the new villain).
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✅ A goody is something pleasing, generally a treat of some kind like candy or cake (We brought goodies back from the party).
✅ A tidbit is a small, delicate morsel of food (The table was covered with little tidbits for us to snack on).
✅ While both goody and a tidbit can refer to small pieces of enjoyable and special food, goody is usually used in the plural, goodies, and it generally suggests sweet food (I got lots of goodies for my nieces while I was away).
✅ Tidbit suggests something sweet or savory that is not necessarily a treat (I wasn’t very hungry, so I just had some tidbits for dinner).
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