Desert vs Dessert | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “desert” and “dessert”.

This is another set of words that are commonly confused in English.

Let’s break it down:

“Desert” spelled with one S describes a waterless, empty area. When used

For example:

Crossing that desert is dangerous.

Now, “dessert” spelled with double S is a noun and describes the sweet course usually served at the end of a meal.

A good example would be:

I had some ice-cream for dessert today.

So keep in mind the different pronunciation and meanings when using at “desert” and “dessert”.

That’s it for today. See you next time!

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