'Sit' Versus 'Set'

A playful memory trick to remember the difference between “sit” and “set.”

Mignon Fogarty
3-minute read
Episode #644

'Sit' Versus 'Set' Quiz: Answers

1. Please set the bag of confetti on my desk.

2. Are you going to sit there all day?

3. Squiggly bought a set of dishes decorated with candy pictures.

4. Aardvark likes to sit in the front row.

5. The trophy proudly sits on the shelf.

How are "sit" and "set" different.


About the Author

Mignon Fogarty

Mignon Fogarty is the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips and the author of seven books on language, including the New York Times bestseller "Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing." She is an inductee in the Podcasting Hall of Fame, and the show is a five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards. She has appeared as a guest expert on the Oprah Winfrey Show and the Today Show. Her popular LinkedIn Learning courses help people write better to communicate better.

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