Sale Vs Sell?

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Guest:
As a refresher to many, what is the difference in usage between sale and sell? I have become accustomed to using substitute words such as move, or distribute, because they are much easier to remember when it comes to grammer.
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Hello Guest,

"Sale" is a NOUN meaning "the act of selling

"Sell" is a VERB meaning to sell, or exchange something for money or other goods.
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Anonymous:
"Sell" can also be a noun:

1. a deliberate deception: hoax

2. the act or an instance of selling

and a couple of more obscure ones. Check out Webster
Anonymous:
Isn't the "act of" selling a verb? Which would make sale incorrect in that example? Isn't "sale" a noun as in "item on sale" whereas "sell" is "I will sell you that item?"

An action word is a verb which would the act of doing anything the verb, right? :-)
Anonymous:
plz give the example sale and sell?plz
Hi,

I sell cars.

My last sale was yesterday.

Clive
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Anonymous:
Do you realize that those are the same definitions?
Anonymous:
is it we sale or we sell
The verb is "to sell."
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