LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||06/MAI/2018 1:52 PM|
|Assunto:||Trend vs Tendency|
A "tendency" is better used for qualities a person might have. It´s when someone is prone to (do) something.
Jim has a tendency to exaggerate!
People have the tendency to speak more loudly when they get excited.
Trend would be a pattern or something shown by numbers, as in a graph (or having to do with numbers/figures).
The fashion show revealed the trends for the summer.
The stock market trends are displayed on a screen.
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