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Band vs Banned

Band vs Banned. Because of their behavior, the band was permanently banned from performing at the theater. Band together with ErrNET for awesome copyediting!

Band as a noun is a company of persons or, sometimes, animals or things, joined, acting, or functioning together; aggregation; party; a group of instrumentalists playing music of a specialized type; a thin, flat strip of some material for binding, confining, trimming, protecting, etc.
Band as a verb is to (of people or organizations) form a group for a mutual purpose.

Banned is the past tense form of the verb “ban”, which is to prohibit, forbid or bar; interdict.

Band and banned are pronounced the same and can be easily confused and misused in writing. If you misuse these words, you will be kicked out of the band. Just kidding! Just use ErrNET copyediting technology and never ever worry about misusing these words.

Band sentence examples:

We all need to band together if we are going to take on our common enemy.

To organize my office, I usually wrap my collection of business cards and file folders with a rubber band.

I decided to join the high school band as a drummer.

If we are going to get the band back together, we all need to agree that we will practice every night.

The jogger was petrified when he encountered a band of wolves while on his early morning run.

Banned sentence examples:

The patron was banned for life from the tavern after he, in his drunken stupor, wielded a pistol.

Because of the scandal involving the chief executive officer, all of the company’s products were temporarily banned from all retail outlets.

It was determined that aerosol deodorant caused Alzheimer’s disease, and therefore, it was banned from all stores.

The new television series was banned from all major networks because of its racial undertones.

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