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Find vs Fined

Find vs Fined. “If you don’t find your driver’s license, you’ll be heavily fined,” said the police officer. Don’t worry, ErrNET will find your writing errors!

Find is to come upon by chance; meet with; to locate, attain, or obtain by search or effort.

Fined is the past tense form of “fine” and means to make or become thinner; punish (someone) by making them pay a sum of money, typically as a penalty for breaking the law.

Find and fined have the same pronunciation but have different meanings and spellings. These words are often confused and misused in the English language. If you don’t want to find any errors in your writing, use ErrNET copyediting technology!

Find sentence examples:

We can’t go anywhere until I find my damn car keys.

I find that if I read in bed it helps me to fall asleep much quicker.

I am going to the store now and I have a distinct feeling that I will find my future wife there.

It seems that there are many internet dating companies today where one can find true love.

If you are fortunate enough in life to find that special someone, do not let them go.

Fined sentence examples:

I heard that if you kill the state bird of Texas, the Mockingbird, you will be fined $5,000.

He was fined $1,500 for trespassing on his neighbor’s property.

Chewing gum is outlawed in Singapore, and the law states that no gum is allowed to be bought or sold inside Singapore, and that citizens will be fined $500 for spitting out gum on the streets.

The blade of the high-end chef’s knife was fined down to very sharp edge.

He was fined several hundred dollars for illegally parking in a handicapped zone.

The elephant poacher was fined $25,000 and imprisoned for three months in a South African prison.

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