Perspective vs Prospective

Perspective is a specific point of view.

Prospective is something that has potential, or something that is likely.

This might be easier to remember if you picture a prospector from the gold rush era:

Prospector clipart
  Gold Rush Prospector

The prospective wealth that lies beneath the rock causes the gold rush prospector to work very hard.

Published by McSpellCheck

I have a Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba, and have experience with proofreading, creating reports and editing.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: