Found 119 articles starting with M:

marriage - correct spelling

marriage - noun
Example: Each anniversary, they reminisced about their marriage....

married - correct spelling

married - verb and adjective
Example: He married his childhood sweetheart. verb
E...

marry - correct spelling

marry - verb
Example: He got down on his knees and said, “Will you marry me?”...

marshmallow - correct spelling

marshmallow - noun
Not marshmellow.Example: The little girl toasted her first marshmallow at summer camp....

Master vs. Mister

The words master and mister are confusing. They are spelled with only one letter’s difference, but they do n...

match - correct spelling

match - noun and verb
Example: Jason and Molly—what a wonderful match. noun
Example: ...

material - correct spelling

material - adjective and noun
Example: She is a material witness of the crime. adjective...

Material vs. Materiel

English, like any written language, has countless words that changing even one letter will spell an entirely...

Math vs. Maths

By any name, writers as a group have encountered no enemy quite so intractable as the enemy of mathematics. ...

mathematics - correct spelling

mathematics - noun
Example: He learned to add and subtract at an early age, so he majored in mathematics in college....

maudlin - vocabulary

adjective
Foolishly sentimental; tearfully and weakly emotional. The young ladies did not drink it; Osborne did not like it; and the consequence was that Jos, that fat gourmand, drank up the wh...

May vs. Might

The two words may and might cause a lot of confusion in English and many writers aren’t sure when to use whi...

Maybe vs. May be

A compound word is two or more words combined to form a new word. There are many compound words in English, ...

Me vs. I

A common mistake in people’s writing is to confuse I and me with each other. Both are personal pronouns, but...

Me vs. I

A common mistake in people’s writing is to confuse I and me with each other. Both are personal pronouns, but...

measure - correct spelling

measure - verb and noun
Example: He tried to measure the acreage of his field. verb
Ex...

medal, metal, mettle, meddle

A medal is awarded for bravery.Mettle means “courage.”Iron is a metal.My neighbor likes to meddle.Example:...

media, medium

The word media is the plural of medium. These days, however, using media as a collec...

medicine - correct spelling

medicine - noun
Example: Matthew studied medicine in Richmond, Virginia.Example: This new ...

medieval - correct spelling

medieval - adjective
Example: He studied medieval architecture in college...

memento - correct spelling

memento - noun
Not momento.Example: He kept a lock of her hair as a memento....

memorandum, memoranda

The word memorandum is singular
. Its plural is either memoranda or memorandums. In fact, ...

Memorize the Various Personal Pronouns

Here are the same tables on personal pronouns you memorized in Grammar.com’s section on the Parts of Speech (Pronouns):Singular Personal Pronouns ...

mendacious - vocabulary

adjective
Untrue, false; habitually telling lies, dishonest. For the last week, I've been intimately involved with Jack Nicholson. He's both a charmer and a cliché. Passionate about truth in his art and...

meretricious - vocabulary

adjective
Showy, gaudy, tawdry; deceptively pleasing, based on pretense; also relating to a prostitute, as in a meretricious relationship. “She is charming,” thought Eugène, more and more in lo...

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