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How to Use Either and Neither
Updated: October 31, 2019 If you have difficulty figuring out when to use "either" or "neither," you're not alone. Proper usage of these words even confuses native English speakers sometimes, but it's all the more difficult to distinguish between them if you're trying to learn English. To make things even more complicated, these two versatile words can be used as 4 different parts of
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6-03-2018, 18:00
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How to Avoid Sentence Fragments
Sentence fragments are partial sentences that require additional information to be understood by the reader. Check to make sure your sentences contain a subject, a verb, and a stand-alone thought. If you find you’re prone to using sentence fragments, you can identify and correct them in your writing. This will make it easier for your audience read and comprehend your work.
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31-01-2018, 23:00
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How to Use i.e. in a Sentence
The abbreviation “i.e.” stands for the Latin phrase id est, which means “ in other words” or “that is to say.” You may be unsure how to use “i.e.” when you are writing an essay for a class or a brief for a business proposal. Start by deciding if “i.e.” will be effective in the sentence. Then, put “i.e.” in a sentence properly using commas so it is grammatically correct. With a few basic
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How to Study for a Spelling Bee
Spelling bees have a long history of fostering healthy competition and academic excellence. If you have ever dreamed of competing in a spelling bee, watched one on television, or simply wanted to become better at spelling and memorization, then it’s probably time to start studying. Spelling bees are offered through school, regional, and national organizations—studying for them should be
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27-10-2016, 19:45
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How to Use "A" and "An" Correctly
Expert Reviewed It can be a little confusing to figure out where the indefinite articles "A" and "An" are used. Here is the proper way to use them. Note to Reader: A and An rules may differ in different countries. These rules are based in America and may or may not apply elsewhere.
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How to Use There, Their and They're
Expert Reviewed The English language has many words much like there, their and they're. Most native English speakers pronounce each the same way (they're homophones - words making the same sounds); therefore, it can be tricky to determine which spelling fits the way it is being used in each case. Such spelling problems are sometimes called "demons of spelling". Each spelling means a
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21-10-2016, 01:25
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How to Understand Grammar in Various Languages
Grammar is either a "love it or hate it" thing - a lot of language teachers swear by it, a lot of adults recall it with horror from language classes in school and swear that it never helped them. But apart from a bad pronunciation, mangled grammar can be the worst hindrance in understanding and being understandable. And, well, if eight year old native speakers who still struggle with
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20-10-2016, 21:40
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How to Use the Word An
“An” is one of the two indefinite articles that exist in the English language (the other one is “a”). While there is no difference in meaning between “an” and “a,” there are rules concerning when to use “a” and when to use “an.” Taking time to learn about the different rules surrounding these indefinite articles will help make you sound well-educated when speaking, and will make your
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How to Improve Your Grammar
Grammar is the system that structures a language, and every language has its own guidelines. But grammar isn’t so much about rules as it is the conventions that determine how we speak and write, and it includes things like spelling, inflecting words for different purposes, and the way words are arranged to form sentences. While it’s good to remember that languages are living things that
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28-09-2016, 05:50
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How to Identify and Fix a Comma Splice
A comma splice happens when two independent clauses are joined together with a comma. The comma splice is a type of run-on sentence, where two independent clauses are joined together without correct punctuation.There are a number of ways to recognize and fix this grammatical issue.
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