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By T. J. Fitikides

Universal error in English takes greater than 550 examples of standard error (for instance, phrases which are frequently harassed, misused, or used with the incorrect preposition) and gives an accurate model and rationalization that might aid scholars steer clear of making an identical errors themselves. a useful publication for college kids who're prepared to get it correct each time.
* deals right models and causes for greater than 550 usual errors
* thoroughly up-to-date to mirror sleek English utilization.

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Use All. • Alls I wanted to say is that I forgive him. Use All. anyways. • Anyways, I have to go now. Use Anyway or Delete. • You shouldn’t be sleeping around when you’re married anyways. Use anyway or Delete. being as how. • That’s not so bad, being as how we didn’t even know we would be on the ballot. Use because, considering (that), in that, or since. better had. • You better had do as your father says. Use had better, ought to, or should. complected. , and very light-complected. Use light-complexioned.

No longer does every word tell; the words themselves have become witless. ; going on (19); I’ll bet you any amount of money; in no way, shape, or form; intestinal fortitude; it takes one to know one; me, myself, and I; mission accomplished; mutual admiration society; never (not) in a million years; real, live; really and truly; (you) started it; (I) take it back; the feeling’s mutual; the (L)-word; (my) whole, entire life; with a capital (A); (62) years young; (a) zillion(s) (of). Also included among these phrases that strike all but the dimwitted as derisory are notorious advertising slogans (inquiring minds want to know; where’s the beef), song and film titles (a funny thing happened to me on the way to; I can’t get no satisfaction), and alliterative or rhymed phrases (a bevy of beauties; chrome dome).

Anyways. • Anyways, I have to go now. Use Anyway or Delete. • You shouldn’t be sleeping around when you’re married anyways. Use anyway or Delete. being as how. • That’s not so bad, being as how we didn’t even know we would be on the ballot. Use because, considering (that), in that, or since. better had. • You better had do as your father says. Use had better, ought to, or should. complected. , and very light-complected. Use light-complexioned. could of. • I could of if I wanted to. Use could have.

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