CATEGORY:Word Usage

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  • Between and Among

    Which sentences correctly use “between” or “among”? I am having trouble choosing from among the three candidates we interviewed for the manager’s position. The contract...

    Nancy Tuten

    3 April 2018

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  • Using the Articles “A” and “An”

    One subscriber wrote to ask about the proper use of the articles a and an. Like many of us, he thought he had been taught...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 January 2018

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  • Bad vs. Badly

    Even skilled writers sometimes get confused about when to use the adjective bad and the adverb badly. Which of These Sentences Use Bad and Badly...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 November 2017

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  • The Latin Abbreviations i.e. and e.g.

    Elsewhere on this site, we have articles on many confusing word pairs, such as effect and affect,  lay and lie, bad and badly, and I and...

    Nancy Tuten

    3 November 2017

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  • I and Me

    Which of these sentences correctly use the first-person pronouns I and me? Harry and I will take the annual report to the meeting. The winners...

    Nancy Tuten

    3 September 2017

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