e.g. vs. i.e. – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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VS.

E.g.

Definition:

as an example (stands for Latin: exempli gratia)

Examples:

There are many tangy spices, e.g., curry.

VS.

I.e.

Definition:

that is to say; in other words (stands for Latin: id est)

Examples:

he isn't liked by any one, i.e., he is hated

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