flounder vs. founder – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Flounder

Definition:

to struggle mentally or walk with great difficulty

Examples:

She is floundering in college

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Founder

Definition:

become disabled, fail or someone that establishes something (often a business)

Examples:

The project foundered or Bill Gates was the founder of Microsoft.

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