pair vs. pare vs. pear – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Pair

Definition:

a set of two similar things considered as a unit

Examples:

The two old friends paired off

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Pare

Definition:

decrease gradually or bit by bit

Examples:

pare apples

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Pear

Definition:

sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties

Examples:

she ate a pear

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