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Gage vs. Gauge

A commonly misspelled word is "gauge". Not only is it written wrongly in an inappropriate context, but its meaning is also confused with the signification of the word "gage". Let's discuss the difference between "gage" and "gauge" so that you...

gallon - correct spelling

gallon noun
Example: The price for a gallon of gasoline will one day exceed $5.00....

gamut - vocabulary

noun
The whole range, sequence, or scale, as in the gamut of emotion from joy to grief.Note: Way too often you will hear people say runs the gambit. Careful. It’s run the gamut...

Gaol vs. Jail

As language evolves, some words drop out of common usage or change with the language. This could result in s...

garden - correct spelling

garden noun
Example: My wife’s garden is a sight to behold....

gardener - correct spelling

gardener noun
Example: The gardener planted bulbs in the fall....

gauge - correct spelling

gauge noun and verb
Example: The gauge of the tracks permitted larger trains to run. noun
Exa...

gender

Gender is a grammatical concept, though most people today use gender when they mean sex. In other languages, various endings indicate whether a noun or pronoun is a masculine, feminine, or ...

Gender - Masculine, Feminine, Neuter

He or SheOur forbears on the Pronoun Committee had a sinister goal in mind: They set out to wreak havoc on people in the late 1900s and early 2000s. They invented one set of pronouns for men and another set ...

general - correct spelling

general noun and adjective
Example: The general addressed the troops. noun
Example: ...

Generalise vs. Generalize

There are some minor differences in spellings of the same world in different parts of the wor...

generally - correct spelling

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

generic - vocabulary

adjective
Referring to or applicable to all members of a group, kind, or class. In biology, of or referring to a genus. In law, a word not protected by trademark, as in The word “cola” is a generic term....

Genitive Case

The English grammar is full of terms and words that we are rarely familiar about but still use them in our e...

Genitive Case

Among many other cases in English grammar, there exists genitive case. It is a case which is related to the ...

genius - correct spelling

genius noun
Not genious.Example: His musical genius impressed the audience.See ingeni...

germane - vocabulary

adjective
Significantly or closely related, relevant, pertinent. Quotes from Mao, Castro, and Che Guevara . . . are as germane to our highly technological, computerized society as a sta...

gerund

A gerund is a present participle (-ing verb) used as a noun
. If the ‑ing verb acts as an adjective, it is not a gerund but a participial adjective. Thus, the expression a win...

Gerund

We might call ourselves English gurus or grammar gurus but there still are things we don’t know about. There...

Gerunds

Lets first understand the syntax – To form a gerund, use the infinitive + -ing. For example,...

get, got, “got milk?”

The word “get” means “to receive or come to have possession, use, or enjoyment of.” It also means “to cause to be in one’s possession or succeed in having available for one’s use or enjoyment; obtain; acquire.”Some people insist that the expr...

gibe, jibe, jive

Gibe means “to taunt” (verb
) or “a caustic remark” (noun
).Jibe is generally used only as a verb, and it means “to accord wit...

Gist vs. Jist

Some people tend to write down and spell a word just as they hear it, without thinking twice. Not knowing the right spelling beforehand can easily result in writing it wrong and creating confusion for other people, who will be wondering whether it is...

Glamor vs. Glamour

English is a very sophisticated language and there are many confusing words in this language which even the natives find hard to understand and comprehend. Along with homophones, homonyms and synonyms, there exist different spell...

Glossary of Grammatical Terms

Here’s the Glossary of Grammatical Terms. Click any word for a complete definition along with examples. acronym, initialism...

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