Writing for Business

Jul 14 2008   12:00AM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business – July 14, 2008

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse


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

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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