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person

The concept of person applies to pronouns and reflects a universal truth: There are only three types of people on earth. We have the speaker (first person), the listener (second person), and the person being gossiped a...

Person - Three People

Only Three People Exist on EarthAmber, Igor, and Miss Hamrick realized a long time ago that people mostly talk about only one thing—other people. That is, they gossip. They recognized, therefore, a universal truth:Whe...

personal - correct spelling

personal - adjective and noun
See personnel
.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses persona...

personal pronoun

We have seven kinds of pronouns in the English language (personal pronouns, reflexive and intensive pronouns, relative pronouns, ...

personality - correct spelling

personality - noun
Example: The politician’s jovial personality attracted a strong following....

personnel - correct spelling

personnel - noun
See personal
.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses personal and personnel. ...

personnel, personal

Personnel is an administrative group or a group of people involved in a particular business, group, or activity.Personal has a host of meanings: “relating to a specific person” (a ...

Perspective vs. Prospective

English, like all languages, contains many words which differ from each other by only a few characters, yet have totally different meanings and usage cases. Prospective and perspective are two such words in English. These words a...

perspicacious, perspicacity - vocabulary

adjective
Perspicacious: having a keen mental understanding or perception; shrewd; astute; discerning.noun
Perspicacity: keen menta...

perspiration - correct spelling

perspiration - noun
Example: His nervousness caused excessive perspiration....

persuade - correct spelling

persuade - verb
Example: She tried to persuade her daughter to study at night....

persuasion - correct spelling

persuasion - noun
Example: Writing with persuasion will help your career....

pertain - correct spelling

pertain - verb
Example: This statute does not pertain to our case....

perusal, peruse - vocabulary

noun
Perusal: the act of reading carefully or thoughtfully; scrutiny; survey.verb
Peruse: to read thoroughly and carefully; to examine o...

petulant - vocabulary

adjective
Showing sudden or impatient irritation, especially over something trifling; irritable, peevish, fretful, petty. The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant...

pharaoh - correct spelling

pharaoh - noun
Not pharoah.Example: The tomb of the pharaoh contained gold and jewels....

Phase vs. Faze

Words that sound the same but mean different things are difficult to master when learning a new language. Th...

phenomenon, phenomena

The word phenomenon is singular
. Its plural is phenomena....

phlegmatic - vocabulary

adjective
Not easily roused to feeling, emotion, or action; composed, calm, self-possessed; having a sluggish, unemotional temperament. Phlegmatic natures can be inspired to en...

Phrasal verbs with back

1. Back up Back up someone – to give support t...

Phrasal verbs with ‘Get’

Get – as a separate word get means to acquire or have something. When combined ...

Phrase

The language of English is full of adventures and new things when one comes to exploring it. If you are a ne...

phrase

A phrase is a multiword group having no conjugated verb in it. We have various kinds of phrases, which perform all sorts of functions in the language. Basically, the phrases can serve as nouns, ...

physical - correct spelling

physical - adjective and noun
Example: The physical activity was too much for the elderly man. ...

physician - correct spelling

physician - noun
Example: He became a successful physician after years of study in medical school....

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