In this weekly post, we bring more useful content from the Macmillan Dictionary to English language learners. These tips are usually based on areas of English which learners find difficult, e.g. spelling, grammar, collocation, synonyms, etc.
This week’s language tip helps with the noun responsibility:
Notice the spelling of responsibility, which is spelled with an ‘i’, not an ‘a’:
✗ Children remain their parents’
responsabilityuntil the age of eighteen.
✓ Children remain their parents’ responsibility until the age of eighteen.
✗ Everyone in the team is entrusted with
✓ Everyone in the team is entrusted with responsibilities.
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