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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

Goods or cargo carried by trains, ships, planes, trucks, etc.A ship that carries cargo....

French Fries vs. French Horn

Strips of potato that are fried in deep fat or oil.A brass instrument made of a coiled tube that flares into a bell at the end....

Frequency vs. Frequent

If something happens with frequency, it happens again and again.The number of times that something happens.The number of cycles per second of a radio wave.The number of vibrations per second in a light wave....

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...

Fused Participle - Noun or Pronoun and -ing Phrase

Get ready for a can of worms, for we are about to discuss what Henry Fowler called fused participles.Compare these two sentences:1. She cannot tolerate a baby ...

Fused Participle - Solutions

Whenever you use a noun or pronoun followed by an ‑ing verb, you must figure out whether the issue of the fused participle even arises. Figure out what noun function you need in your sentence. Is it a direct object? An object of a prepositio...

Future Continuous Tense

Early learners of English language come across tenses and have to master them before moving further with the...

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