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Sometimes you should avoid long, fancy verbs. Examples.
As we’ve noted before, dashes and colons can cause problems if used carelessly. And a profusion of such punctuation may suggest that a sentence is overstuffed or undercooked.
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Here’s a note sent to all Globe editors about some common grammar errors. Do you know the correct use of these words?
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Here's a quick primer on the omnipresent punctuation mark's functions, its misuses, and how to know when (and when not) to insert them.
The word antecedent is a fancy name for a substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun. A pronoun must agree with its antecedent in number, gender, and person.
Most misspellings can be categorized in one of seven groups. Here are some examples for each of those types.
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The verb do is used to make questions and negatives in the simple present tense. Do is also a general purpose verb. In this case, it can refer to any kind of
Little kids make such cute mistakes when they talk. We know they're still learning the language, so we tolerate their errors and chuckle at how funny they sound.