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Plain vs Plane

‘Plain’ or ‘Plane’? These two words are commonly confused by both English learners and native speakers! Do you know the difference?

What’s the Difference Between ‘Plain’ and ‘Plane’?

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Plain

“lacks decoration, pattern, extra features”

“Large area of flat land without trees”

Plain

“As in airplane“

“A flat surface”

Example Sentences!

Thinking in English - Plane vs Plain example sentence

Plain

“You should wear plain clothes to the event”

“Buffaloes used to roam across the plains”

Plane

“My first ever time on a plane was in 2014”

“We’ll be boarding the plane in 20 minutes time”

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Host and founder of Thinking in English, Tom is committed to providing quality and interesting content to all English learners. Previously a research student at a top Japanese university and with a background in English teaching, political research, and Asian languages, Tom is now working fulltime on bettering Thinking in English!

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