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The Talk Of Host And Hostess At Dinner
Sydney Smith, by all accounts a great master of the social ...
These prepositions are often carelessly interchanged. Between...
Each, Every, Either, Neither
These words are continually misapplied. Each can be applied t...
Ten Greatest English Poets
Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, Burns, Wordsworth, Kea...
An Article is a word placed before a noun to show whether the...
The Parts Of Speech
A verb is a word which implies action or the doing of somethi...
(present Tense Only)
OTHER AND ANOTHER
Common Stumbling Blocks - Peculiar Constructions - Misused Forms.
These are words which often give to expressions a meaning far from that
intended. Thus, "I have nothing to do with that other rascal across
the street," certainly means that I am a rascal myself. "I sent the
despatch to my friend, but another villain intercepted it," clearly
signifies that my friend is a villain.
A good plan is to omit these words when they can be readily done without,
as in the above examples, but when it is necessary to use them make your
meaning clear. You can do this by making each sentence or phrase in which
they occur independent of contextual aid.
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