Please I want to know the difference between 'escape' and 'scape', also 'especial' and 'special'?

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Josep 4650

Hi

Especial & Special mean the same. Especial is way more formal.

Escape may refer to a noun (Avoiding something bad) or to a verb (Get away from something bad)

Scape does not exist as a noun or verb. It is just used as a suffix in words such as seascape.

Hope this helps.

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the difference between Special and Especial and Escape and Scape it's the way we write it. I mean if you like british english you will write especial and Escape, if you like american english you will write the other way. Xxo

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'Especial' is not used in everyday conversational English... at least NOT in American English. You should avoid using it so you do not use it incorrectly.

'scape' is not a separate word in the English language and should never be used without a prefix... escape, landscape, etc.

When listening to a native speaker, they may not use proper enunciation and pronounce their words badly... so you may hear 'scape' when they are actually saying 'escape'!

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