Make Your Editor Cry: Appraise, Apprise
To determine the value of an item, you “appraise” it.
To inform someone of some event, you “apprise” him or her with the news.
She had her engagement ring apprised.
Natasha appraised Boris about the moose and squirrel situation.
According to the firm who appraised the property, it will increase in value once the magnet school opens.
I’ll apprise you of the property tax implications once I hear back from my accountant.
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.