Hail vs Hale
The word ‘hail’
is a noun, which means pellets of frozen rain which fall from the clouds. It also has a meaning of ‘to greet ‘and ‘to come from’. For example:
a. The building is totally damaged by the heavy rain and hails in the night.
b. Jennifer, the popular pop singer hails from California.
c. The missiles and bombs hailed by the enemies left the city in complete destruction.
The word ‘hale’
is an adjective, which means sound and good health.For example:
a. Physical exercise is a must for anyone to be hale and fit in today’s world.
b. Milka Singh who still runs for five miles every day is hale and healthy.
c. The person whom I met yesterday is 60 years old but sounded very hale and happy.Read the following sentences and fill in the blanks with the right words.
1. The idea of digital India of the Prime Minister was _______ (hailed/haled) by many people of the nation.View Answer / Hide Answer
2. My grandmother is _______ (hail/hale) and hearty and she walks 3 km every day.View Answer / Hide Answer
3. The low depression caused _________ (hail/hale) and storm that damaged the entire crop in the village.View Answer / Hide Answer
4. Jogging is a wonderful exercise for youngsters to be _______ (hail/hale) and strong.View Answer / Hide Answer
5. It____________ (hailed/haled) so hard in the evening that we had to stop the vehicle under a bus shelter.View Answer / Hide Answer
6. The _________ (hail/hale) of bullets by the police, injured the criminals who later surrendered.View Answer / Hide Answer