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Based vs Baste


Based vs Baste. The basting technique was from a recipe based on classic French cooking. Your writing will be delicious with ErrNET copyediting technology!

Based is to make or form a base or foundation for; to establish, as a fact or conclusion (usually followed by on or upon); have as the foundation for (something); use as a point from which (something) can develop; situate as the center of operations.

Baste is to moisten (meat or other food) while cooking, with drippings, butter, etc.; to sew with long, loose stitches, as in temporarily tacking together pieces of a garment while it is being made.

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Based sentence examples:

Although they did most business transactions in the United States, the company was actually based in France.

Her sound argument was based on her multiple empirical observations of the occurrence.

Based on the evidence that the detectives collected at the scene of the crime, such as fingerprints, DNA, and hair samples, they knew they had the right suspect.

The movie was loosely based on actual events.

Baste sentence examples:

She would slow cook and baste her turkey for over ten hours and the result was extreme deliciousness.

The tailors who produce the highest quality work will always baste and pre-fit their garments before the sewing process begins

The best way to baste meat is to use some of the meat drippings in the basting sauce.

Most tailors will tell you that if you baste your work, you always save time in the end by preventing any mistakes with the final garment.

If you baste half of a garment before sewing, you can use the basted half to serve as a pattern template for the other, unbasted half.


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