✅ 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).
Try describing the kinds of tidbits you might get at a party, with the help of Grammar Coach.
✅ Access refers to the right or ability to approach, enter, or use something (He had access to the garden).
✅ Entry refers to the right to enter something (She was denied entry).
✅ Access is a more general word than entry, as it can also refer to the ability to use or reach something (I couldn’t get access to the house because the drive was overgrown).
Write about someone being denied entry to a party or event, with the help of Grammar Coach.