Articles about correct grammar
Stuck wondering what a prepositional phrase is? In this article, we teach you everything you need to know about prepositions.Read More »
Learning grammar doesn't have to be difficult! With these free tools, you'll be mastering your comma usage in no time.Read More »
When to use “me” instead of “I” is an important rule to learn. Selecting the wrong pronoun will ruin your writing and turn readers against you. Unlike “who” vs. “whom”, learning when to use “me” or “I” is very easy to learn.Read More »
Defining possessive nouns is tricky. There are several unique rules that can confuse even the most seasoned writer.Read More »
Getting tripped up on the differences between “to” and “too” happens often. When do you use a single “o” and when do you use two? While this is one of the most common grammar mistakes, the rule is easy to master.Read More »
Pleonasms are common in speech but should be avoided at all costs. Do you have what it takes to diagnose and eliminate them from your writing?Read More »
While acronyms add a colloquial flair to writing, they are easy to misuse. If we’re not careful, improper usage will cause readers to cringe in pain.Read More »
Contractions. Possessives. When do you use an apostrophe? Follow these rules on it’s versus its and self-edit with confidence.Read More »
This infographic provides a compact visual guide to common mistakes that writers make. Banish these grammar errors for tighter, clearer writing.Read More »
Lay and lie can trip up the most seasoned writer. Let's do a quick and dirty here so it finally makes sense.Read More »
Some rules were made to be broken, right? There are a few grammar rules that don't hold water in today's world of tweets and conversational writing styles. Since the focus of most writing on the web is to get your reader's attention, writing in a relaxed voice is common…and necessary.
Here are 6 grammar rules you should ignore when writing for the internet masses.Read More »
How do you build the past progressive tense? Simply use the "to be" helping verb in the past tense and add on the present participle of the verb with an "-ing" on the end.
If this sounds complicated, it's actually not. Here are some examples:Read More »
Auto-antonyms are words with multiple meanings of which one contradicts or reverses another. What, you say, how can that be? Let's go through a couple examples.Read More »
Well, it depends on which side of the pond you're on.
If you're American, license is both a noun and a verb, and licence is not used at all.
If you're anywhere else speaking English, licence is the noun meaning a permit from an authority figure to do something particular, like driving, and license is the verb form.Read More »
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