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GRAMMAR OFTEN CONFUSED WORDS WHICH ARE ESSENTIAL FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS

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Frequently asked questions

  1. 1. Frequently Asked Questions Located here are answers to questions previously asked of Dr. Grammar that may provide help with your writing ills. If after reading Dr. Grammar's response, you still want to learn more, go to this excellent resource at Purdue University and follow the prompts to your question for additional explanations and examples. A lot or Alot? In regard(s) to? A or An? Independent vs Dependent Clauses? Accept or Except? Intensifiers? really, really tough? Acronyms and Initialisms? Into or In to? Active or Passive Verbs? Irony, Sarcasm, or Facetiousness? Affect or Effect? It is I or It is me? All Ready or Already? It's her or It's she? Allusion or Illusion? Its or It's? Among or Amongst? Lie or Lay ? Among or Between? Like or Such as? Amount or Number? Linking Verbs? And or But to begin a sentence? Littler and Littlest? Annotated Bibliography? Majority is or are? Apostrophes? May or Might? As per...? Me, Myself, or I? Assume or Presume? Mid- or just Mid? Bad or Badly? Mrs./Ms./Miss? Between you and I or Between you and None is or None are? me? Numbers: When to spell out and When to write as Bring and Take? numbers? Can I or May I? OK or Okay? Cannot or Can Not? On or Upon?/ In or Into? Capitalization? Parallelism? Capitalization in Titles? Parenthetical Documentation? Capitalization of Titles of Persons? Plurals of Abbreviations, Letters, and Numbers? Cite or Site? Plurals of Proper Names? Colon Use? Possessive with a Gerund? Commas and Periods Inside Quotation Marks? Preposition at end? Commas? Punctuation of Dates? Complements? Proportional or Proportionate?
  2. 2. Comprise? Quotation Marks and Other Punctuation Continually or Continuously? Reason is because? Coordinate or Cumulative Adjectives? Regular and Irregular Verbs? Data or Datum? Semicolon use? Different From or Different Than? Set or Sit? Disinterested or Uninterested? Shall or Will? Documenting Online Sources? Sic? Done or Finished? Single quotation marks? Drank or Drunk? Spacing after concluding marks of punctuation? Due to or Owing to? Split infinitives? Each is or Each are? Than I/Than me? earth or Earth? That or Which or Who? Etymology (Word Origin)? The faculty is or The faculty are? Everybody and Everyone? Then or Than? Everyone/Everybody is/are happy? Thru or Through? Farther or Further? To, Too, or Two? Fewer or Less? Toward(s), Forward(s), Backward(s)? Good or Well? Transitive verb or Intransitive verb? Have got or Have gotten? Try and or Try to? Hopefully? Unique or More unique? Hyphenation? Who or Whom? "I" before "E" except after "C"? (I.e.) or (E.g.)? Idiom? If or Whether? Imply or Infer?

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