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Correct English, how to use it

Josephine Turck Baker

Correct English, how to use it

a complete grammar

by Josephine Turck Baker

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Published by Sadler-Rowe co. in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Josephine Turck Baker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1111 .B3358
The Physical Object
Pagination257 p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6983401M
LC Control Number07013940
OCLC/WorldCa4453938

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Correct English, how to use it by Josephine Turck Baker Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Keep in mind, though, that occasionally the serial comma is necessary for clarity. Too many youngsters aren’t taught proper homophone use (in other words, they don’t know spellings or definitions of their vocabulary). From common sets of homophones like they’re, their, and there to more advanced words like complement and compliment, it pays to learn proper usage and to proofread meticulously.

Absolutely % correct. (Although now I just gave the answers away to everyone.) 🙂 For number 2, we could also use “those” if someone wanted to avoid using an article. For number 3, we can’t use “a/an” because it’s plural. And we can’t use the because it isn’t a specific all-inclusive vacation, so no article is the best.

Which do you think is correct. If you use “Can I ” you are literally asking if you have the ability to pick the book up from the person’s hands, walk away with it, and return it later. If you use “May I ” then you are asking permission to use the book and bring it back at.

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