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introduce - verb
A ListUse the colon to introduce a list or a series: The committee's study focused on the most critical areas: development of software, needed ...
Introducing Quotations with the “Like” Word
I'm like ...Usually, people use tobelike to introduce quoted sources. In that form, it doesn’t harm the language too much or totally prevent thought from taking place. We can hear entire conversations, peppered with ...
Introducing Statements or Quotations
Introduce Formal StatementUse the colon to introduce a formal statement, an extract from a passage, or a speech in a dialogue: Remember the rule: A colon may be used to introduce a statement....
Introductory Adjectival Phrases
Here’s Rule 11 in Strunk & White A participial phrase at the beginning of a sentence must refer to the grammatical subject. Strunk & White, p. 13. But many people seem to ha...
invitation - noun
irascible - adjective
Irony and Sarcasm are both language devices that are used to shape meaning.Meaning can be expressed in complex ways. We are able to create double meanings; we can say things that we don’t mean, while our meaning ...
Usage panels—and other smart people—consider the use of irregardless as a huge blunder. It simply isn’t a word. Someone couldn’t figure out how to use irrespective or regardless ...
Verbs have four principal parts: (1) the infinitive, (2) the past, (3) the past participle, and (4) the present participle
In the English language, we have fewer than 200 irregular verbs. (A fairly complete list appears in Garner Oxford, pp. 195-97.) Below are some causing the most trouble. Remember, use the past tense for statements showing that something happe...
irrelevant - adjective
irresistible - correct spelling
irresistible - adjective
irritable - adjective
When used sincerely, "thanks a lot" is a common way to express gratitude or appreciation. For example, if someone helps you with a task or does something kind for you, you might say "thanks a lot" to show your appreciation. However, in certain conte...
island - noun
isle - noun
its - possessive pronoun
Note: The differences between its and it’s are discussed in depth in the Common Grammatical Mistakes Section of Grammar.com. ...
itself - reflexive pronoun and intensive pronoun
it's - contraction
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