Easily confused English - notify VS notice


Recently one of my private students confused 
the verbs notify and notice.

He told me:

"The car rental company didn't notice me to confirm my reservation." X
This is not natural English, and it has a completely different meaning than what he wanted to say.

"The car rental company didn't notify me to confirm my reservation." 
This is correct!

Read the definitions and examples below to learn the differences between these 2 words!
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Notify

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notify - verb - to formally or officially tell somebody about something

"You must notify us in writing if you wish to cancel your subscription."

"The car rental company didn't notify me to confirm my reservation."

We can notify you by letter, email or telephone.
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Notice

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notice - verb - to see or hear somebody/something; to become aware of somebody/something

"The first thing I noticed about the room was the smell."

"Did you notice how Rachel kept looking at her watch? I think she wants to leave."

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Special thanks to www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com for their clear definitions and helpful example sentences!

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