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Jul 14 2008   12:00AM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business – July 14, 2008



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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Business writing
Quiz

Beyond spellcheck

electricmeterfront.jpg Which is correct?
a. I’m confident the new chiller will reduce our power consumption.
b. I’m confidant the new chiller will reduce our power consumption.

Answer: a

Explanation
Confident means you have a strong belief in something.
A confidant is someone you speak confidentially with. You tell them your secrets.

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