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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...

Freight vs Freighter

Introduction The words 'Freight' and 'Freighter' are encountered frequently in logistics and transportation contexts, often leading to confusion due to their apparent similarity. However, they serve different linguistic functions and have...

French Fries vs. French Horn

Introduction The words 'French Fries' and 'French Horn' both incorporate the adjective 'French,' which can sometimes lead to confusion, but they refer to entirely different concepts in the English language. In this article, we will delve ...

Frequency vs. Frequent

Introduction Words like 'Frequency' and 'Frequent' are commonly used in everyday language, often interchangeably. However, they serve different linguistic purposes and have unique grammatical features. In this essay, we will delve into th...

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...

fundamentally - correct spelling

fundamentally adverb
Grammar.com's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. Click here for that...

fungible - vocabulary

adjective
Usually used to describe goods of a nature or kind that may be freely exchangeable or replaceable for others of like kind or nature. In finance, fungible assets refers to securities or commodities th...

further - correct spelling

further adverb, adjective, and verb
Note: Some usage guides insist that only farther describes physical distance (We wal...

further to your letter

All writers should junk this expression.See enclosed please find, please find enclosed, encl...

Further vs. Farther

Further research is necessary. ...

furtive - vocabulary

adjective
Done or taken or used surreptitiously, on the sly; shifty. We are a sad lot, the cell biologists. Like the furtive collectors of stolen art, we are forced to be lonely admirer...

fused participle

The great grammarian Henry Fowler coined the term fused participle. The structure consists of a noun or pronoun followed by a present participle, that is, an ‑i...

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