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What's the price of this watch?
What's the cost of this watch?

Price is the amount of money paid by the customer. Cost is the amount paid by the shopkeeper. We can say How much does it cost?

Value is the usefulness or importance of something. The value of milk as a food, the value of education. Face value is the amount printed on a piece of-paper-money or on a postage stamp.

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The man took his woman with him.
The man took his wife with him.

In English, these two words are carefully distinguished: wife is the woman in a marriage. Both husbands and wives can be referred to as partners.

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Our journey to Wales was lovely.
Our travel to Wales was lovely.

Travel is a verb, used to describe any type of movement from one place to another. Journey is the noun, but we also use (take a) trip for having a short journey: We took a trip to the seaside last Sunday. We also use travelling as a noun: Jim lows travelling. We use a possessive pronoun with travels as an idiom: Jenny is off on her travels again.

We use the noun travel in a general sense: She loves travel; in the plural: He has written a book about his travels.

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I like to sit in the shade.
I like to sit in the shadow.
The dog saw his shadow in the water.
The dog saw his shade in the water.

Shade is a place sheltered from the sun. Shadow is a shade of a distinct for as of a tree, a man, a dog, etc.

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What's the cause of a sandstorm?
What's the reason for a sandstorm?
You have a good reason for coming.
You have a good cause of coming.

A cause is that which produces a result. A reason is that which explains or justifies a result.

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