The best way to remember which to use can be found in this simple statement:
I imply, and you infer.
The sender (writer or speaker) implies something, and the reader or listener infers (concludes or deduces) from that statement.
The general manager implied that personnel changes were coming if the team didn’t start performing better.
Coach Smith inferred that his job is on the line if the team continues to lose.
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