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Posted by **rfvv** on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 7:20pm.

2. I want to eat candy.

(Are both the same? What is 'sweets'?

Are sweet foods all sweets? Or sweets is just candy?)

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 7:24pmThe British usually use "sweets" the same way the Americans use "candy."

Your first sentence is correct for Britain; the second is more common for the U.S.

http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/sweet_23

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