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Dammed vs Damned


Dammed vs Damned. If the dammed up river overflows, the city is damned and will need to be evacuated. Evacuate your writing errors with ErrNET!

Dammed is blocked from flowing (liquids).

Damned is doomed; (in Christian belief) condemned by God to suffer eternal punishment in hell; used for emphasis, especially to express anger or frustration.

Dammed and damned are words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. Because of their identical pronunciations, dammed and damned are often confused and misused in English writing. You will be damned to hell if you don’t use ErrNET proofreading technology to check your writing! Just joking, but you should use it if you don’t want to commit this error in your writing!

Dammed sentence examples:

Due to the energy crisis, the town dammed up the local river to create a new source of electricity.

The beavers worked night and day but eventually dammed up the river for a place of shelter.

As a solution, they eventually dammed up their aqueous-ridden yard with a retaining wall so that water would not flow in to their neighbors yard.

During the flood, everyone in the neighborhood pitched in to place sand bags and dammed up the flow of water at the critical places to prevent their neighborhood from being flooded.

Damned sentence examples:

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t is a common idiom or saying in the English language that means “no matter what you do, it will cause trouble.”

I cannot believe that you just asked me such a personal question and my response is “it’s none of your damned business!”

That damned faucet is still leaking and the dripping noise is driving me crazy and keeps me up all night!

If you don’t get rid of that damned dog who poops everywhere and barks all night long, then I want a divorce!


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