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Welcome to UK Entry

UK Entry is a resource for travellers to the UK, helping them understand how to travel, what happens on arrival, inspiration for visitors and information about immigration, living and working in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Martha Ryan

Can and May - the differences

The English language verbs Can and May have similar meanings, but they are different, as I shall explain, using British English examples. Can means "to be able to", to have the ability to do something. "I can speak French." "They can be in London in…

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Martha Ryan

Difference between Around and Surround

The English language words Around and Surround are similar, but not the same. I explain the difference here, using British English examples. Surround means an uninterrupted circle of something around something else. "The forest surrounds the hotel." If the centre is a person, this could…

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Martha Ryan

Obedient and Assertive: the differences

The English language adjectives Obedient and Assertive are similar in meaning, but there are differences as I shall explain, using British English examples. Obedient derives from the verb obey. It means doing what someone else (normally someone in power, like a teacher or parent) tells…

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