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formerly - correct spelling

formerly adverb
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formerly, formally

Formerly means “at an earlier time.”Formally means “proper“ or “with official authorization.”Example: Having formerly run the operation as the inter...

Forming the Subjunctive Mood

The English language provides another mood, the subjunctive mood. It was used far more frequently in the olden days. In modern times, we use it mainly to show:1. situations contrary to fact 2. wishes 3. suppositions 4. commands 5. suggestions...

Forth vs. Fourth

English spelling can be a difficult concept to grasp. There are some words which are spelled differently dep...

fortunate - correct spelling

fortunate adjective and noun
Example: He made a fortunate investment at just the right time. adjective...

forty - correct spelling

forty noun, proper noun, and adjective
Example: He retired at forty. noun...

Forty vs. Fourty

It’s a common complaint among people who are learning English that the language lacks consistency. English w...

fought - correct spelling

fought verb (past tense and past participle of the verb fight)Example: He fought ...

Found vs. Founded

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Four Principal Parts or Forms of Verbs

Drink, Drank, Drunk, DrinkingMain verbs appear in four different forms:1. infinitive 2. finite 3. present participle 4. past participleIn Miss Hamrick’s class, we learned the principal p...

fourteen - correct spelling

fourteen noun and adjective
Example: At the age of fourteen, he drove his father’s truck. noun...

fourth - correct spelling

fourth adjective
Example: In the fourth and final act, the king met his demise....

fourth, forth

Fourth is the one between third and fifth.Forth means “forward” or “onward.”Example: After their fourth year of college, most students will graduate...

fragment

A sentence fragment is a single word or a group of words that does not qualify as a complete grammatical sentence
. It might be a dependent clause written as a complete sentence. Or it might simp...

frequent - correct spelling

frequent adjective
Example: The bus makes frequent stops in the airport....

Frequently Asked Questions

A lot or Alot?
A or An?
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Frequently Misspelled Words

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friend - correct spelling

friend noun
Example: His friend gave him emotional support in his time of need....

fright - correct spelling

fright noun
Example: The audience could sense the fright in the upcoming scene....

frightening - correct spelling

frightening adjective and verb (present participle of the verb frighten)Example: The frightening plot transfixed ...

fuelling - correct spelling

fuelling verb (present participle of the verb fuel)Example: He was fuelling h...

Fuelling vs. Fueling

The mystery of the spellings of certain words causes a lot of confusion for beginners of English language as they are unable to distinguish between the two. Consider the following s...

Fulfil vs. Fulfill

Say you were asked to make a sentence with expectation and you wrote this: Getting an A on the test did not fulfil her expectations While proofreading it, did you pause at fu...

fulfill - correct spelling

fulfill verb
Example: Their architectural plans must fulfill the expectations of the review board....

fundamental - correct spelling

fundamental adjective and noun
Example: A free press is fundamental to a free society. adjective...

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