Found 291 articles starting with C:

carburetor - correct spelling

carburetornounExample: The carburetor in the car was clogged....

career - correct spelling

careernounExample: She sought a career in medicine....

careful - correct spelling

carefuladjectiveExample: Be careful when you cross the street....

careless - correct spelling

carelessadjectiveExample: He was careless with the company’s money....

Caribbean - correct spelling

Caribbeannoun and adjectiveExample: He celebrated his 60th birthday in the Caribbean. noun...

caricature - vocabulary

caricature - noun A picture or depiction that ludicrously exaggerates the features or defects of persons or things. The most perfect caricature is that which, on a small s...

carriage - correct spelling

carriagenounExample: They rode in a horse-drawn carriage in their wedding ceremony....

carrying - correct spelling

carryingverb (present participle of the verb carry) and adjectiveExample: The thief was ...

cartilage - correct spelling

cartilagenounExample: He tore the cartilage in his knee....

case

We have seven kinds of pronouns in the English language (personal pronouns, reflexive and intensive pronouns, relative pron...

Case - Subjective, Objective, Possessive

Pronoun Case - Watch OutRemember the section on nouns? Remember those nuggets of information we tucked away for the future? Remember those paragraphs mentioning the case of pronouns? Well, the future is now.1. Pronoun...

Case of Pronouns - The Rule

In formal settings, you must follow the rules governing the case of pronouns.If your sentence calls for the subjective case, you must use I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they (see the subjective-case columns in the two...

Cash vs. Cache

English is a complicated language. There are some words in English that sound exactly the same but have different spellings and meanings. These words are called homophones and they are a cause of confusion for many young learners...

castigate - vocabulary

castigate - verb To criticize harshly; to punish for the purpose of correcting; to reprimand severely. How can you support a policy of racial preferences and then attack one of its suppose...

castle - correct spelling

castlenoun and verbExample: He’s the king of the castle. nounExample: The ...

Catalog vs. Catalogue

As you read English, you will notice that some words can be spelled multiple ways. Catalogue, for instance, ...

category - correct spelling

categorynounExample: This category of plants likes the shade....

Cavalry vs. Calvary

As with so many other similar sounding English words, calvary vs. cavalry often get mixed up in people’s wri...

ceiling - correct spelling

ceilingnounExample: The women ignored the so-called glass ceiling and moved resolutely to the top....

cemetery - correct spelling

cemeterynounNot cemetary.Example: The mourners gathered in the cemetery....

Censure vs. Censor vs. Sensor

The government f...

Center vs. Centre

Spelling differences between American and British English have confused writers for centuries. Center and ce...

cents - correct spelling

centsnoun (plural of the noun cent)Note: In Southern vernacular, the word cent also serves as the plural.Example: ...

cereal - correct spelling

cerealnoun and adjectiveExample: He ate a bowl of cereal for breakfast. nounEx...

certain - correct spelling

certainadjective and pronounExample: I am certain she will come to dinner. adjective...

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