Correct Word Usage

Word Usage Tips | Know, Believe, Think, Suppose, Trust and Hope | Learn their usage in sentences to build your vocabulary

5 Word Usage Tips See, Know, Believe, Think, Suppose, Trust and Hope

Word Usage Tips – tips on correct word usage, In this article you are going to learn (Know, Believe, Think, Suppose, Trust and Hope) and their usage in sentences.


  1. To know is used with reference to some ascertained fact; as ‘I know that the earth moves round the sun’.
  2. To believe implies faith; as ‘I believe in the goodness of God’.
  3. To think  consider
  4. To suppose means to assume or presume.
  5. To trust means to hope. ‘You will soon be better, I trust’.
  6. To hope anticipate an event

These verbs are often confused with one another by Pakistani students as the following
examples will show:-

IncorrectCorrect
My aunt is very ill, I hope she will soon die.My aunt is very ill, I expect she will soon die.
You will be going to the hills soon, I think.You will be going to the hills soon, I suppose.
I believe you are better now.I hope or trust you are better now.
I expect you will give me a good certificate.I hope you will give me a good certificate.
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