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One vs Won


One vs Won. The last race that he won caused him permanent injury, and would be the last one that he ever ran. Make your writing number one with ErrNET!

One as a pronoun is referring to a person or thing previously mentioned or easily identified; a person of a specified kind; used to refer to the speaker, or any person, as representing people in general.
One as a number is the lowest cardinal number; half of two; 1; a single person or thing, viewed as taking the place of a group.

Won is the past participle of the verb “win”, which means be successful or victorious in (a contest or conflict); acquire or secure as a result of a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavor.

One and won are types of homonyms called heterographs, which are words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. “One” and “won” can get confused and misused in English writing. To avoid making this mistake in your writing, use ErrNET, the world’s leading copyediting technology!

One sentence examples:

You are my true love and the only one for me honey.

One should always be honest and do the right thing in life.

I only have one piece of gum left but we can split it.

“A table for one please,” said the restaurant patron to the hostess.

Don’t worry, I don’t need your help with this issue, I got this one.

Won sentence examples:

I can’t believe that I won the lottery because I never win anything.

The team won every game during the regular season but failed miserably in the playoffs.

He won her over with his persistence and charm.

The father was so happy that his son’s team won the game.

The entire city celebrated when they won the war.


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