CATEGORY:Word Usage

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  • Placement of “Only”

    Can you spot potential ambiguity in any of these sentences? The budget can only be balanced if programs are cut for next year. Many animals...

    Nancy Tuten

    3 May 2017

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  • Who and Whom

    One of these days (and I hope I’m dead and gone), the word whom will be designated by dictionaries as archaic, a relic from a bygone time. ...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 April 2017

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  • Criteria, Media, and Memorandums

    Which of these sentences are correct? We will use several criterias in selecting our new office manager. Our most important criteria for an office manager...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 March 2017

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  • Drug and Dragged

    Can you tell which sentences correctly use drug and dragged? She dragged me to the doctor last week because I had been sick for such...

    Nancy Tuten

    9 March 2017

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  • Loan and Lend

    Can you identify the correct use of loan or lend? We went to the bank to ask the manager to loan us $500,000. Sharon agreed...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 February 2017

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