Use ‘utilise’ properly

‘Utilise’ and ‘use’ are not interchangeable

Many people like to use the word utilise instead of use. But actually, their meanings are different.
‘Utilise’ means to use an object for something other than its intended purpose.

So:

‘Please use the form on the website to register for the seminar.’ This is the form’s intended use – so use it.

‘He utilised his laptop case as a pillow and lay his head on it.’ He used the laptop case for something other than its intended use.

 

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