Common Mistakes in English: Adapt vs Adopt
There are some very common mistakes in English that even native English speakers make.
‘Adapt’ means to change something and make it suitable for a specific use or situation. ‘Adopt’ means to make something one’s own.
Examples of adapt and adopt:
The key to success is often the ability to adapt.
Martin and Anna adopted two orphans.
More common mistakes in English:
– Stationery or Stationary?