sale / sail

sale / sail
   A sale is a noun meaning "the selling of something": Every car sale means a commission for the salesman.
   A sail isthe material used to catch wind on a boat: The sail billowed in the wind as Jacob's boat slid across the water.

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  • sale / sell —    A sale is a noun meaning the selling of something : Every car sale means a commission for the salesman.    To sell, the verb, is to offer goods for consumption at a cost: Seth sells his pottery at art fairs.   See sale / sail …   Confused words

  • sale / sell —    A sale is a noun meaning the selling of something : Every car sale means a commission for the salesman.    To sell, the verb, is to offer goods for consumption at a cost: Seth sells his pottery at art fairs.   See sale / sail …   Confused words

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  • sail — sale …   American English homophones

  • sale — sail …   American English homophones

  • sail(s) — sale(s) …   English homophone dictionary

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