Found 57 articles starting with G:

governor - correct spelling

governor nounExample: The governor tried to avoid the scandal by covering up the facts....

grammar - correct spelling

grammar nounNot grammer.Example: Finally, the public schools are recognizing the importance of teaching grammar to school children...

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GrammaRight Grammar Software Sample Page - However

Here’s a sample page from GrammaRight grammar software, which shows the proper use of the word however as a conjunctive adverb....

GrammaRight Sample Page - Subjunctive Mood

This sample page from GrammaRight shows the screen you get when you type into the Search Box "What is the subjunctive mood?"...

Grammer vs. Grammar

Many words in English have multiple spellings. In some cases, however, a deviation i...

grateful - correct spelling

grateful adjectiveExample: We are grateful for your help with our new computer system....

Gray vs. Grey

His gray Maserati flashed in the garage. Are you sure it is gray? Shouldn’t it be grey? Does your vowel choice really make a lot of difference in the case of the color ...

great - correct spelling

great adjectiveExample: The great actor played the leading role....

Great vs. Grate

Some people might be surprised to hear that this is a problem for certain writers, but for English language ...

gregarious - vocabulary

adjectiveFond of the company of others, sociable; pertaining to animals, living in herds or flocks. New York is the greatest city in the world for lunch .... That’s the gregarious time...

grievance - correct spelling

grievance nounExample: We lodged our grievance with the customer-relations department....

grievous - correct spelling

grievous adjectiveNot grievious.Example: He inflicted grievous harm on the investors....

Grill vs. Grille

Homophones are words that sound alike, but are spelled differently and mean different things. Grill and gril...

Grizzly vs. Grisly

Grisly and grizzly both have different meanings and spellings but they sound exactly same. These types of words are known as homophones and they cause a lot of confusion among native and new English learners alike. Grizzly and gr...

grizzly, grisly

The word grizzly means “grayish” or “relating to a large brown bear.”The word grisly mean “ghastly or horrible.”Don’t confuse the two.Example: The gr...

grizzly, grisly - vocabulary

adjectiveGrizzly: grayish; also, as a noun, a large bear.Grisly: causing a feeling of horror; gruesome; horrible, as in a grisly murd...

grocery - correct spelling

grocery nounExample: He went to the grocery to buy some milk.Example: She went to the store to buy some ...

gross - correct spelling

gross noun, adjective, and verbExample: He ordered a gross of oysters. noun...

Gross vs. Net

The first time you looked at a paycheck, you may have seen a large number and been very happy, only to have ...

group noun

 See collective noun....

Group Nouns - Singular or Plural

Committee Do or Committee Does? Finally, some nouns that look singular might be treated as plural. Words such as group, team, majority, and many others are called collective no...

Group Nouns - “majority do” or “majority does”?

Another problem of subject-verb disagreement arises when the subject of the sentence is a group noun, also called a collective noun, that is, a word describing a bunch of people or things, such as group, team, majority, and...

Groups of Words Acting as Nouns

I realize that you are glued to this website, riveted by the compelling material and scintillating presentation. But just in case your attention is wandering a bit, LET ME SHOUT AT YOU AND WAKE YOU UP BECAUSE I’M ABOUT TO SAY SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT...

grow, grow the economy

The verb grow is typically intransitive because it describes a process undergone by the subject. Thus: The business grew rapidly....

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