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e.g. – example given; introducing one or more examples that illustrate something previously stated

(Pronounced ee-jee)

If you get confused between e.g. and i.e. remember:

e.g. means example given


e.g. sounds like the start of the word: EXample


i.e. means in essence

i.e. means in essence or to restate something / in other words


Examples of e.g. in a sentence

He loves Italian sports cars, e.g., Ferrari and Lamborghini.

I like a healthy lifestyle, e.g., eating no sugar and exercising.

There are many ways to cook an egg, e.g., boiled, scrambled, fried and poached.

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