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Articles by Hannah Yang

Hannah is a speculative fiction writer who loves all things strange and surreal. She holds a BA from Yale University and lives in Colorado. When she’s not busy writing, you can find her painting watercolors, playing her ukulele, or hiking in the Rockies. Follow her work on hannahyang.com or on Twitter at @hannahxyang.

Ingrained vs Engrained: What's the Difference?

Ingrained vs Engrained: What's the Difference?

Engrained and ingrained are both acceptable spellings of the same word, but engrained is a rare alternative spelling. Learn more about ingrained vs engrained.

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Apart vs A Part: What's the Difference?

Apart vs A Part: What's the Difference?

Apart means “separated,” while a part means “a piece of a larger group.” Learn the meaning of apart vs a part, and how to use each correctly in your writing.

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Carmel vs Caramel: What's the Difference?

Carmel vs Caramel: What's the Difference?

Caramel refers to a type of candy or a light brown color, while Carmel refers to geographical locations, like Mount Carmel and Carmel-by-the-Sea. Learn more about how to use carmel vs caramel in your writing.

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How You Doing: How to Use This Phrase Correctly

How You Doing: How to Use This Phrase Correctly

Learn about the phrase “How you doing?": what it means, how to use it, and where it comes from.

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Lose Past Tense: What Is It?

Lose Past Tense: What Is It?

The past tense of lose is lost. Learn how to conjugate this verb correctly.

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Humility vs Humble: What's the Difference?

Humility vs Humble: What's the Difference?

Humble is an adjective, while humility is a noun. Learn how to use humility vs humble correctly.

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Analog vs Analogue: What's the Difference

Analog vs Analogue: What's the Difference

Analog is standard in American English, while analogue is standard in British English. Learn more about how to use analog vs analogue.

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Truely or Truly: Which Is Correct?

Truely or Truly: Which Is Correct?

Truly is the correct spelling and truely is incorrect. Learn how to remember the difference.

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Has vs Have: What's The Difference?

Has vs Have: What's The Difference?

You should use has with the third person singular, and have in almost all other cases. Learn more about the difference between has vs have.

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What Does TBA Stand For and Mean?

What Does TBA Stand For and Mean?

What does TBA mean? It most commonly stands for “To Be Announced.” Learn how to use this abbreviation in your writing.

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With Regards To vs With Regard To: Which Is Correct?

With Regards To vs With Regard To: Which Is Correct?

The correct phrase is "with regard to," with the singular noun "regard." "With regards to" is a misspelling. Learn how to use this phrase correctly in your writing.

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Resorption vs. Reabsorption: What’s the Difference?

Resorption vs. Reabsorption: What’s the Difference?

Reabsorption refers to the process of absorbing something again, while resorption refers to the process of losing substance. Learn how to remember the difference between resorption vs. reabsorption.

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Independent vs Dependent Variables

Independent vs Dependent Variables

You can think of the independent variable as the factor you manipulate, and the dependent variable as the factor you measure. Learn more about these important scientific terms and how to use them in your writing.

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Was vs Were: What’s the Difference?

Was vs Were: What’s the Difference?

If you want your writing to be clear and effective, you need to conjugate your verbs correctly. Learn how to conjugate the infinitive verb "to be" to was vs were.

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Allude vs. Elude: What’s the Difference?

Allude vs. Elude: What’s the Difference?

Allude means “to make an indirect reference,” while elude means “to cleverly escape.” Learn how to use these two words in your writing.

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