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Three Rules on Subject-Verb Agreement

There are, of course, many other kinds of mistakes made with subjects and verbs. Classifying the types often helps reduce the mistakes you might make.But first, a review of the basics.Let’s start with three basic and...

threshold - correct spelling

nounExample: We are on the threshold of an important discovery....

threw, through, thorough

Threw is the past tense of the verb “throw,” which means “to toss.”Through is a ...

through - correct spelling

preposition, adverb, and adjectiveGrammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses thorough, through, and threw. ...

Throws vs. Throes

The words throes and throws are homophones: they sound alike but have different meanings. The plural noun throes means a great struggle or a condition of agonizing pain or trouble. The idiom in the throes of means in the midst of...

tight - correct spelling

adjective and adverbExample: His tight collar increased his discomfort. adjectiveExample...

title - correct spelling

noun, adjective, and verbExample: The title of the book surprised him. noun...

together - correct spelling

adverb and adjective (slang)Example: We gathered together around the table. adverbExample: ...

together with

See coupled with, as well as, along with, together with, not to mention....

tomorrow - correct spelling

noun and adverbExample: Tomorrow will be warm and sunny. nounExample: “I won’t think abou...

tongue - correct spelling

noun and verbExample: He spoke in his native tongue. noun...

too - correct spelling

adverbNot to.Example: He will come, too.Example: He stood too n...

torpor - vocabulary

nounApathy, sluggish inactivity, a state of suspended physical activity, lethargic indifference. Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended s...

tortious, tortuous, torturous - vocabulary

adjectiveTortious: a legal word that refers to an act that gives ground for a lawsuit based on tort law.Note: ...

Torturous vs. Tortuous

Separated by just one pesky letter, these two similar-sounding adjectives can be torturous to keep straight. Or is it tortuous? Consider the sentences below: ...

torturous, tortuous, tortious

The words torturous and tortuous come from the same Latin root “torquere,” which means “to twist.” But their meanings today are distinct.Torturous is related to the...

tough - correct spelling

adjective, adverb, noun, and verbExample: He’s a tough man to work for. ...

tournament - correct spelling

nounExample: Carolina won the NCAA basketball tournament....

tout, taunt, taut, taught

To tout means "to brazenly solicit support" (or in rare cases "to deal in racehorses").To taunt means “to ridicule” or “to mock.”Taut means “tense” or “draw...

toward - correct spelling

prepositionNote: Americans use toward while the British use towards.Example: He walked straight toward me....

towards - correct spelling

See toward...

tractable - vocabulary

adjectiveEasily led or controlled, as in a tractable child or tractable voters. The parole board scene, like many other sequences here, attests to the filmmakers' skill at unobtrusive...

tragedy - correct spelling

nounExample: Little Lucy viewed her lost tooth as a tragedy....

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transferred - correct spelling

verb (past tense and past participle of the verb transfer)Example: He transferred most of ...

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