Terms in this set (35)
is two words
affect- is a verb
effect- is a noun
do not use
all ready- ready or prepared
do not use alright
all together- in a group
a while- "for" or "in" will come before it
among- 3 or more
being as, being as how, being that
do not use these, use because
loan- noun/ don't use as a verb
can- refers to ability
could of/ should of/ would of/ might of
do not use "of" after these words... use have
different from/ different than
use "different from"
Mandy she/Matt he
do not use a name and a pronoun beside each other
everyday/ every day
everyday- adjective meaning "ordinary"
every day- means "each day"
Every one will be followed by the word "of"
farther- physical distance
fewer- use with things you can count
less- use with things you can't count
firstly/ secondly etc.
do not use these with "ly", use first, second, third, etc.
****the only time "well" is an adjective is when you are talking about health
don't use "have" and "got" beside each/other, don't use "got" in place of "have"
hanged- only use "hanged" when you are meaning "deaths by a rope"
never use these words, use " himself" and " themselves"
never use "irregardless"
its- possessive pronoun
it's- means "it is" or "it has"
its'- never use
in- means "within" or "inside"
into- suggests movement toward the inside
just exactly/ most unique
don't not use just before exactly and don not use most before unique
off/ off of
do not use "of" after "off"
reason is that/ reason is because
if you begin a sentence with "The reason..." follow it u with "that"
said, says, goes, went
use "said" when quoting, never use the other words
they're- they are
this here/ that here
do not use "here" after "this", do not use "there" after "that"
try and/ try to
use "try to"
if you begin a question with "where" do not end it with "at"