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Click vs Clique vs Klick


Click vs Clique vs Klick. The members of the clique all clicked well. Join the clique of error free writing with ErrNET copyediting technology today!

Click as a noun is a short, sharp sound as of a switch being operated or of two hard objects coming quickly in to contact.
Click as a verb is to emit or make a slight, sharp sound, or series of such sounds; to become successful or popular; to fit together; function well together; make or cause to make a short, sharp sound; become suddenly clear or understandable; (computing) select an item in a graphical user interface by pressing a button on a mouse; quickly become friendly or intimate.

Clique is a small group of people, with shared interests or other features in common, who spend time together and do not readily allow others to join them.

Klick is an informal term for a kilometer, e.g. “about 200 klicks northwest of Moscow”.

Click, clique and “klick” are all pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. These words are often misused in English writing. Your writing will immediately click with ErrNET proofreading technology!

Click sentence examples:

It is amazing what the click of a mouse can do these days.

Democrats and Republicans generally don’t click very well.

Push on the lid until will hear a click; the indication that it is sealed.

After reading the article several times, the information finally clicked with him.

If you hear a click noise when you turn the key in your ignition, it usually indicates that your car battery is dead.

The police officers new the perpetrator was still inside the residence when they heard the clicked of his pistol.

Clique sentence examples:

When she was finally accepted by the high school girl’s clique, she quickly realized that they were just a bunch of mean, shallow bitches.

Generally, it is a good idea to avoid cliques, because their members tend to believe that they are better than others.

To my amazement, the clique was actually an exclusive group of smokers.

Why on earth would you ever want to be a part of that awful clique?

Klick sentence examples:

The island is located approximately 25 klicks from the mainland.

We will sail five more klicks to the east before we set anchor.

We’ve only got one more klick to go!

There are 42.194988 klicks in an official marathon.


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