Madam was listening to an NPR podcast this morning. The commentators were talking about the USA not qualifying for the world cup this year but they would be hosting it in eight years time and that it would be ‘super fun’. 125 more words
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Let me get straight to the point: with my many many years’ experience in learning and teaching how to write, I have come to the conclusion that ‘very’ is that one word that lazy writers (like myself sometimes) use when they do not want to think hard of a better one-word substitute. 441 more words
Comparatives are used to compare two or more things. Look at these sentences:
I’ll buy this jacket. It’s warmer.
Don’t take that sweater. It’s more expensive. 391 more words
defiantly… 110 more words
If you are looking for good examples of terrible mistakes such as using adjectives instead of adverbs or the opposite, just watch the sport channel. In England, in Spain and I guess in other areas around the world, it seems that the sport industry follows the same tendency of ignoring the grammar. 349 more words