Lightening vs Lightning vs Lighting | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

 

This is one of the most common spelling mistakes ever. Let?s take a closer look. Lightening is the present participle of lighten. We can for example say: I was lightening the load on my horse because it was exhausted. Lightning describes a streak of static electricity through the sky, usually accompanied by thunder. You got struck by lightning? That must have been a shocking experience! Lighting is the arrangement of light, especially in photography. The photo was dull because the lighting wasn?t good enough. I hope I brought light into the matter and cleared up any confusion. That?s it for today. See you next time.


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