Do you have a vivid imagination?
I imagine you’ve already made your New Year’s resolutions and are working hard to make sure they are not just imagination. Many people make a New Year resolution to loose weight or exercise more, but sometimes the reality is different from their image. How about you?
A lot of students get confused with the English words image, imagine, and imagination. Today, I am going to show you the difference between these words and give you some example sentences to help you remember them.
Let’s start with imagine. Imagine is a verb, and is the key word & title of a very famous song by John Lennon. John asks us to imagine all the people, living life in peace!
- I imagine visiting a tropical island must be nice.
- Can you imagine what you would do if you won the lottery?
- Jack said Vegas was better than he imagined.
Image is a noun. Image is like a picture or photo in your mind. As well, in the graphic design world, an image is a digital picture or graphic.
- I still have the image of her face in my mind.
- His stories are so detailed; you can really get a good image of the situation.
- Let’s sue these three images for the brochure.
Imagination is both the ability of the mind to imagine, and the part of the mind the images exist.
- Those kids have vivid imaginations.
- Imagination is the key to creativity.
- Use your imagination and tell me a story about a far away land.
How was that? Clear? How about writing a few sentences using these words in the comment box below? I’ll review them for you!
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