What is the
difference between QUARRY and QUERY?
What is the difference between QUARRY and QUERY? :
QUARRY : (noun)
( 1 ) Animal or bird that is being hunted
The hunters lost sight of their quarry in the forest.
( 2 ) Person to thing that is being looked for or pursued eagerly
It took the police several days to track down their quarry.
( 3 ) A place where stone, slate, etc…is extracted from the ground
Thousands of people are working in the local quarry.
QUARRY : (verb)
( 1 ) Search with great effort for information
He was quarrying in old documents for historical evidence.
( 1 ) Ask someone a question or questions
The minister was queried about his plans for the industry.
( 2 ) Express doubt about something
I query whether she can be trusted.
He queried the amount charged.
( 3 ) Question
He did not answer my query.
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