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Die vs Dye


Die vs Dye. I would like to dye my hair platinum at least one time before I die. Keep your writing alive with ErrNET copyediting technology!

Die as a verb is to cease to live.
Die as a noun is the singular form of ‘dice’; any of various devices for cutting or forming material in a press or a stamping or forging machine..

Dye as a verb is to color or stain.
Dye as a noun is a coloring material or matter.

Die and dye are types of homonyms called heterographs, which are words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. You will die when you see how much better your writing will be after proofreading it with ErrNET copyediting, the world’s leading error resolution technology!

Die sentence examples:

Charity organizations continue to remind us that millions of people continue to die in Africa and Asia from diseases that are both preventable and curable.

Thousands of people die every day in this world due to starvation.

“Only the Good Die Young” is a song from Billy Joel’s 1977 pop rock album, The Stranger.

We can’t play this board game because it requires a pair of dice but we only have one die.

U.S. Mints use a die to stamp the impressions on their coins.

Dye sentence examples:

The Irish pub applied a green dye to all drinks for the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

Pure cotton shits, plain dye table linens, garden furniture, selected clothing and toys, will all be half price during the departments store’s annual sale.

You can easily dye your shirt a different color if you prefer.

Tie-dye shirts were popular during the 1960s hippie movement in the United States.

Be careful not to get the dye on your clothes because the stains are very difficult to remove.

It is currently very fashionable for women to dye their hair various colors.


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