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there
their, there or they're - a homophone that refers to location - "here"
they're
their, there or they're -homophone that refers to a contraction - 2 words "they are"
their
their, there or they're -homophone that refers to possession - "heir" (owns something)
then
then or than? a word for after that "time"
than
then or than? introducing a second element of "comparison"
number rule
spell out numbers 1-9
intro quotes
introduce who stated something before quotes to avoid plagiarism
MLA citation
cite the page number in ( ) at the end with a period on the outside
i me my
avoid personal pronouns - It's redundant to do this because we know you wrote it.
you
Avoid saying "you" = It's rude to do this because it attacks the reader.
their
The students have _______ books.
There
they're
their
they're
He mentioned _______ driving into town.
There
they're
their
there
Many students go to school ____________.
There
they're
their
then
I want to shower and _____ eat breakfast.
than
then
than
I really like English more _____ math.
then
than
transition
These are examples of what?
One example,
Overall,
In summary,
(there are many more)
its
it's or its "A dog ran in a circle to chase ____ tail."
it's
it's or its "______ great to see you."
"The Red Dress"
How do you type the title of a short story called THE RED DRESS?
slang
This is an example of what? Rachel felt, "kinda stupid" (1).
a lot
is it alot or a lot?
stank
What is the simple past tense of "stink"?
after
after or before? Where does the comma go?