careen vs career : Common Errors in English

About careen vs career

A truck careening down the road is swerving from side to side as it races along, whereas a truck careering down the road may be simply traveling very fast. But because it is not often clear which meaning a person intends, confusing these two words is not likely to get you into trouble.

careen Meaning(s)

  • (n) pitching dangerously to one side
  • (v) walk as if unable to control one's movements
  • (v) move sideways or in an unsteady way

career Meaning(s)

  • (n) the particular occupation for which you are trained
  • (n) the general progression of your working or professional life
  • (v) move headlong at high speed

careen in News

career in News

  1. Career Lessons From Dad

    For Mother’s Day last month, I wrote a special blog post honoring the career wisdom handed down to me from my dear mom. It seems only fitting then that I do the same for my father this month, in recognition of Dad’s Day. While being very compatible (and happily married for over 30-something years), my mother and father are also just about as different as two human beings can be. Professionally ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Forbes

  2. Career fair to be held at Club Stewart

    A career expo will held Thursday at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart. 
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WTOC 11 Savannah

  3. Career Step to Exhibit at HFMA's 2013 National Institute June 16-19

    Career Step will be exhibiting in booth 1643 at the 2013 National Institute of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) in Orlando, Florida, June 16-19 in addition to presenting a new white paper on avoiding the negative financial consequences of ICD-10 at the show. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

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