Is it practise or practice? (UK spelling)

πŸ”Ž Quick bit of UK spelling advice. Practice vs practise. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

If you don’t have trouble with advice and advise, then you won’t have trouble with practice and practise.

Advise is to practise what practice is to advice.

You give someone ‘advice’ (with the ‘c’, it’s a noun, a thing.)

You ‘advise’ someone (with the ‘s’, it’s a verb, a doing word.)

So, the same goes for practice and practise.

You go to netball ‘practice’ (with the ‘c’, it’s a thing, a place.)

You ‘practise’ making pasta (with the ‘s’, it’s a verb, an action.)

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² In US English, you use ‘practice’ for both noun and verb.

As you were… πŸ˜€

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