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I am needing assistance....

The Ciity ____________ voted to pay for both the ________ and the interest

Council ; principal

Counsel; principal

Council ; principle

Counsel ; principle

Thanks

Steven

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The City Council voted to pay for both the principal and the interest.
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Hi,

I think it would be more accurate to remove the 'for' and simply say

The City Council voted to pay both the principal and the interest.

Best wishes,

Clive
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How is it not principle?

I was taught princiPAL was a person, and princiPLE was the thing.
AnonymousHow is it not principle?
I was taught princiPAL was a person, and princiPLE was the thing.

Maybe that works some of the time, but principal is not always a person. Consult a dictionary for which definitions take which spelling.

CJ