Brought vs. Bought
In this lesson, we're gonna discuss the differences and similarities between these two words. Are they the same or do they have slight differences?
What Is Their Main Difference?
'Brought' is the past form of the verb 'bring', whereas, 'bought' is the past form of the verb 'buy'. Look at the examples below:
I wasn't supposed to, but I
They are only similar in that they have nearly the same dictations.
Are They Interchangeable?
As it was mentioned above, they are past forms of completely different verbs, so if we use them interchangeably, our sentence will be incorrect. Compare:
✓ I wish I had brought my headphones with me.
X I wish I had bought my headphones with me.
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