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preferential - correct spelling

preferential - adjective
Example: The boss’s daughter received preferential treatment....

preferred - correct spelling

preferred - verb (past tense and past participle of the verb prefer) and adjective
Not prefered.Example: She ...

Prefix

English seems quite a simple language at first glance, but when you dig deep into it i.e. when you try to ex...

Prefix Words

IntroductionMany words start with prefixes; e.g., nonresident, antitrust, coparty, and a spate of others. As a writer, you must learn the rules of hyphenation. So let's start with this observation:...

Prefix Words - Exceptions to the Rule

Important ExceptionsThere are some exceptions to the basic rule that prefix words do not include the hyphen: Root word is capitalized. Root word is a date. Hyphenate to avoid ambiguity. ...

prejudice - correct spelling

prejudice - noun and verb
Example: In the 1960s, they fought the war against racial prejudice. noun...

premier, premiere

Premier is both a noun and an adjective associated with the highest status or rank.Premiere can be used as a noun ...

premise - vocabulary

noun
A proposition on which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn. In law, premises refers to land and buildings on the land.verb
To assume or state as a propos...

preparation - correct spelling

preparation - noun
Not preperation.Example: Careful preparation ensured the physician’s success....

prepare - correct spelling

prepare - verb
Example: He tried to prepare a gourmet dinner....

Preposition

Prepositions are one very important component of English language and English grammar. Do you know what a pr...

preposition

A preposition is one of the eight parts of speech
. The preposition serves as a dab of glue, sticking a noun, a group of words acting as a noun, or a pronoun onto the ...

prepositional phrase

When a noun or pronoun combines with a preposition, it forms a prepositional phrase, which primarily acts as either an adjective (the book ...

Prepositional Phrase - Two Parts

The prepositional phrase consists of two major parts:1. the preposition 2. the object of the prepositionThe object is the noun (or pronoun) attached to the sentence by the preposition. That noun might be a true noun, a noun phrase, or...

Prepositions - Definition, Overview, and Lists of Examples

WelcomeBelow you’ll find links to our discussion on prepositions. We recommend that you start with the first topic, Prepositions - Words ...

Prepositions - Words That Glue

Now let’s explore a very important part of speech, the preposition. This little word helps us hook nouns onto sentences. When we do, we form prepositional phrases. When you complete this section, you might decide that a preposition is a good word to ...

Prepositions – At vs. In vs. On

In, at and on are commonly used prepositions and are used in different situations – be it telling adate, or time, or about a place and so on. Let’s discuss these prepositions and their uses in detailwith reference to time....

prerogative - vocabulary

noun
Exclusive privilege or right, obtained or exercise because of rank or office, as in prerogatives of a member of Congress. Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just...

prescience, prescient - vocabulary

noun
Prescience: knowledge of events before they take place.adjective
Prescient: perceiving significance of events before ...

prescription - correct spelling

prescription - noun
Example: The doctor’s prescription alleviated her pain....

presence - correct spelling

presence - noun
Example: She felt a strange presence in the room with her that night....

Present Continuous Tense

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Present Indefinite Tense

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present participle

All main verbs have a present-participial form. Just add ‑ing and you've got a present participle. Sometimes you have to drop a silent ‑e as in writing. And sometimes you double an ending consonant,...

Present Participle - The -ing Verb

Every verb in the English language has a present participle, and you form it the same way for every verb: Just add ‑ing. Sometimes you’ll have to drop an ending silent ‑e, as in write and writing. Sometimes you’ll ...

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