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Brewed vs Brood


Brewed vs Brood. The brewer brood over his failed batch of beer. The world’s premier copyediting program has been brewed to perfection, it’s called ErrNET!

Brewed is the past tense form of the verb “brew”, which means to make (beer) by soaking, boiling, and fermentation; to make (tea or coffee) by mixing it with hot water; (of an unwelcome event or situation) begin to develop.

Brood as a noun is a number of young produced or hatched at one time; a family of offspring or young.
Brood as a verb is to think deeply about something that makes one unhappy.

Brewed and brood are types of homonyms that are words with identical pronunciations but different meanings and spellings. Misspelling “brood” as “brewed” is a common error in English writing. Don’t brood over your writing errors, just use ErrNET copyediting technology to take care of them.

Brewed sentence examples:

I love the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the morning.

The storm brewed for hours before unleashing its fury.

He brewed several handcrafted beers in his basement.

The coffee was not brewed completely and was very watered down and weak.

The beer tasted very bitter probably because it was improperly brewed.

The iced tea was brewed to perfection.

Micro-brewed beers have become very popular in the United States.

I just brewed a fresh pot of coffee if anyone wants some.

Brood sentence examples:

After crashing his parents’ car, the teenager was grounded for two weeks, which upset him so much that he went to his room and brood about it for hours.

She brood for the rest of her life over the fact that she would never be able to have children.

The couples’ divorce devastated the family and the children brood about it for years after.

He slammed on the brakes of his vehicle to avoid running over the adorable brood of chicks crossing the street.


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