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Words easily confused PART 3

2 months ago
expand - become or make larger or more extensive; things that are SPREAD OUT ; implies AREA.
example : The company has been expanding over the last years.


extend - make larger ; things that are STRETCHED OUT; implies LENGTH.
example : The examination period extends over two weeks, so we don't have enough time to study.


extent - the range over which something extends.
example : After the accident, she tried to determine the extent of the damage.