Real or True?

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Hello! I was wondering what the differences are between the words "real" and "true"? Are they interchangeable? For example if I am talking about an artist with a lot of talent, should I say, "She is a true artist with true talent" or "She is a real artist with real talent" or something else?

 

Thank you.

real true asked Mar 12 '13 at 05:00 Abby New member

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They are not always interchangeable, but they are in your example. Either would work, or you may want to mix it up a little by writing:

 

She is a true artist with real talent.

or

She is a real artist with true talent.

link comment answered Mar 12 '13 at 14:24 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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