›[C or U]a change made to something, especially the words of a text: He insisted that the speech did not need any amendment.make amendmentsOther countries have based their systems on the Scottish model for selling property, but have made a few amendments.an amendment to sthShe asked for several amendments to the contract.
›[C]LAW, GOVERNMENTa change to a law, either one that has already been passed or one that is still being discussed: The senator's amendment was voted down 52-40.an amendment to sthThe regulation is an amendment to the 1995 Pensions Act.
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.