What is the
difference between Pray and Prey?
What is the difference between Pray and Prey? :
Pray : (verb)
( 1 ) Offer thanks, make request known, etc…
We prayed for the dying man.
They prayed to God for an end to their sufferings.
We prayed that she might recover soon.
Prey : (noun)
( 1 ) Animal, bird, etc…hunted and killed by another for food
The lion stalked its prey through the long grass.
( 2 ) Person who is exploited or harmed by another
She was easy prey for dishonest salesman.
Prey : (verb)
( 1 ) Trouble someone greatly
Fear of punishment preyed on his mind.
( 2 ) Hunt or catch as prey
Hawks were preying on small birds.
( 3 ) Make someone one’s victim
Exploit or attack
A trickster has been preying on rich windows for a long time.
The villagers were preyed on by bandits from the hills.
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