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aggravate - correct spelling

aggravate verb
Example: Your constant exercise will aggravate your injury....

aggressive - correct spelling

aggressive adjective
Example: Her aggressive attitude helped her succeed in sales....

agree

Watch out. Those who diminish our language have turned the intransitive verb agree into a transitive verb
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agree - correct spelling

agree verb
Example: A subject must agree with its verb in number
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Agree vs. Disagree

To say yes to something.To share the same opinions.If something agrees with you, it suits you, or is good for you.If you disagree with someone, you have different opinions.To cause discomfort....

Aid vs. Aide

Due to their similar spellings, “aid” and “aide” are pronounced identically. They sound exactly the same. This is probably the main reason why people often confuse and use them wrongly. Even though using these words in misspelled forms happen...

aide, aid

The word aid is a verb that means “help.” We should note that aid may also be used as a noun in the same way that “help” can be us...

ail - correct spelling

ail verb
Example: He will ail with this sickness....

air - correct spelling

air noun and verb
Example: He wanted to clear the air. noun
Example: He was able to ...

Air vs. Heir

Homophones in English are the words that have the same pronunciation but very different meanings and spellings. Air and heir are an example of a pair of homophones and cause a lot of confusion for beginners of English language an...

aisle - correct spelling

aisle noun
Example: After years of dating, he was ready to walk down the aisle....

Aisle vs. Isle

Aisle and isle are one of the most confusing pair of words as they sound exactly alike and their spellings are almost similar too. There is however, a great difference between ...

alacrity - vocabulary

alacrity - noun
A state of cheerful willingness, readiness, or promptness; liveliness or briskness, as in He accepted the promotion with alacrity. I have not that alacrity...

ale - correct spelling

ale noun
Example: Let me buy you a bottle of ale....

Algebra vs. Mathematics

A type of mathematics in which symbols and letters are used to represent unknown numbers; for example, 2 * x + y = 7.The study of numbers, quantities, shapes, and measurements and how they relate to each other....

alight - correct spelling

alight verb and adjective
Example: He wanted to alight from the limo in style. verb
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all ready - correct spelling

all ready See already
.See already, all ready in Grammar.com's section on Problem Words.As two words, ...

all ready, already

To figure out which of these is correct, look for a time element. Already as one word implies that there was a time limit and the task was completed ahead of it. (In casual conversation it is also sometimes used to add empha...

all right - correct spelling

all right adjective and adverb
Note: The spelling alright is likely to raise the eyebrows of your readers. The fused words already and altogether...

All right vs. Alright vs. Allright

What is the controversy? All right vs. alright vs. allright: No one argues that they sound the same. But do they mean the same? Are th...

all right, alright

Use two words: all right. The one-word alright is incorrect in American English....

all together - correct spelling

all together See altogether
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all, all of

allIn formal writing, omit the of after all. Remember the folk song: All My Trials Not:All ...

alleged - correct spelling

alleged verb (past tense and past participle of the verb allege) and adjective...

Alliteration

Alliterations make sentences and phrase words sound catchier and more attractive. There are many well-known companies that use such brand names that can easily fit into the minds of people. For example, Coca-Cola, Dunkin Donuts, Best Buy, PayPal e...

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