pray vs. prey – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Pray

Definition:

address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship; say a prayer

Examples:

pray to the Lord

VS.

Prey

Definition:

a person or animal who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

Examples:

he fell prey to muggers

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