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Suggest and Recommend

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"Suggest" and "recommend" are two commonly used verbs in English for expressing advice, opinions, or making suggestions. Though they have similar meanings, there are slight differences in how they are used.

When using "suggest," you typically propose an idea or advise something to someone. For example, you could say, "I suggest that we meet at 5 PM for the meeting." Here, you are putting forward a proposal for consideration.

On the other hand, "recommend" is used when you give a positive opinion or express a preference for something. For instance, you might say, "I recommend this book because it's well-written and informative." In this case, you are expressing a positive opinion about the book based on personal experience or knowledge.

Both verbs are often followed by the base form of a verb or a noun. Here are a few examples:

"I suggest studying English every day."
"I suggest that he visit the museum."
"I recommend trying the new Italian restaurant."
"I recommend the movie 'Inception.'"

Remember, while both verbs are similar, "suggest" proposes an idea, while "recommend" gives a positive opinion or endorsement.

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