What is the difference between Convenient and Convenience?
Most people like to live in a city because of the convenience. Everything is close by; shopping, dining, and transportation. The convenient bus and subway systems make getting around easy. And no matter where you are in the city, you are usually never far from a deli or convenience store.
A lot of people get confused between convenient and convenience, so today, I am going to show you how we use both words in everyday English.
Convenience is a noun. We generally talk about the convenience of something or the convenience something has.
- The convenience of the city makes it an attractive place to live.
- There are many modern conveniences in this new apartment.
We also use the compound noun, convenience store. We often put a noun before the word store to describe the type of store it is, like book store and clothing store.
Convenient is an adjective. We often use the pattern [something] is convenient or a convenient [something]
- The subway in NY is convenient because it runs 24/7
- This is a convenient website for learning English.
Do you live in a convenient city? What are some of the conveniences of where you live? Leave a comment and let us know!
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