can you help me and explain the diffrence between

1- contents page & index
2- bookshop & library
3- author and publisher
4- lend and borrow
5- biography & autobiography
6- fiction ,non-fiction & reference book
7-to take an exam and To pass an exam
8- to sit an exam and to set an exam
9-compulsory and voluntary
10-to educate and bring up
11- pupil and student
12-landlord and tenant
13- a house and bungalow
14- ground floor and first floor
15-a buffet and banquet
16-overcooked , undercooked and raw
17- a chef and caterer
18- a cafe and canteen

i know the diffrence but i can't explain it in english
1)Both are lists but index means the lists are arranged alphabetically.
2)bookshop is a place where books are sold but,library is a place where books are available for borrowing and one can read there also if the librery provides a reading room.
3)author is a person who writes books but publisher is a person who publishes books ( ie arranges proof reading, printing ,marketing etc).
4)lend means to give/ to allow /to use temporarily or to provide (in case of money)temporarily in return for payment of interest.and borrow means to get money or things temporarily.
5)biography is the story of aperson"s life can be written by anyone else but a aubiography is the story of a person's life written by
that person

The list is too big and at this moment I have to go for my work. I would request the next person to complete and if there are mistakes in my explanation please correct.Emotion: smile
15-a buffet you can have that in restaurants, or for private parties: the food is laid out on a table, and everybody helps themselves, as much as they want and banquet a lunch or a dinner to celebrate a special occasion; the food is supposed to be very good.
16-overcooked too cooked, undercooked not cooked enough and raw not cooked at all.
17- a chef a very good cook who works in a hotel or a restaurant and caterer a person who runs a business of providing food for parties, for example.
18- a cafe a place, in the street, where you can sit and have different kinds of drinks, sandwiches, snacks...and canteen
the place, inside a school, a firm, where the pupils & teachers, or the employees, go to have lunch.
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6) Fiction is a story or tale which is imagined or invented , and a reference book is used not for continuous reading but to consult on occasion while reading a text.
7) take an exam means what your teachers do after the session and passing an exam means what you have to do, that is pass the examEmotion: big smile
8)Emotion: winkProbably you have set an exam for me.
9)compulsory means which must be done or required.(eg. Primary education should be compulsory ) and volantary means ,done or given or acting by choice or working without payment
10) to educate means to give education to train in proper method, bring up means to rear ( with or without education)
11)pupil=one who is taught by another , student =a person studying any subject for any purpose ,( it is an occupation also, one can say I am a student )
12)landlord =who owns a house ,tenant=a person who rents land or a building or a portion of a house from a land lord
13 - bungalow - a house that has only one storey:
It was a seaside town filled with small white bungalows.

house - a building which people, usually one family, live in:
a detached/semi-detached house

14 - The ground floor (also first floor) of a building is the floor that is nearest the level of the ground.
I rather fancy this will explain #14:

In architecture, a floor is generally the lower horizontal surface of a room (see also flooring). The various levels of rooms in a building are also called floors or stories (storeys in British English): "ground floor", "first story", "mezzanine floor", etc.

A confusion arises between the two forms of floor numbering in use worldwide. In most of Europe, and thus in British and Commonwealth usage, the floor at the ground level is the ground floor, and the floor above is the first floor, which maintains the continental European use dating from the days of the construction of palaces. For example, in French, the term for the ground floor is rez de chaussée. But in North American usage (except in Quebec), the floor at the ground level is usually, but not always, the first floor and the floor above is the second floor; this system is also used in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union.

The principal floor is the storey which contains the chief apartments, whether on the ground floor or the floor above; in Italy they are always on the latter and known as the piano nobile. The storey below the ground floor is called the basement even if only a little below ground level, or the cellar; the story in a roof is known as the attic or the loft.

In the U.S., the expressions one pair, two pair, etc., apply to the storeys above the first flight of stairs from the ground (see also carpentry).

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Bookshop and library

A bookshop is a place where a book can be sold or bought.

A library is a place where you can read or borrow a book.

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