Found 48 articles starting with W:

which - correct spelling

relative pronoun and interrogative pronoun
Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses which and that. Click...

while - correct spelling

subordinating conjunction, noun, and verb
Example: She whistled while she worked. ...

who, whom, or whose

The word who is the subjective or nominative case. It acts as a subject of a clause...

Who, Whom, Whose

Who or Whom?Amber, Igor, and Miss Hamrick dreamed up that and which when they wanted to refer to inanimate objects and abstractions. But they also dreamed up a set of relative pronouns (...

whole - correct spelling

noun and adjective
Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses whole and hole. Click here for that discussion....

whole, hole

Whole means “entire.”A hole is an “opening,” “empty spot,” or rarely a “flaw.”Example: We asked the whole work crew to dig the hole....

wholly - correct spelling

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

whose - correct spelling

relative pronoun and interrogative pronoun
Note: Good writers use whose as the possessive case of which to avoid a stilted “of which” const...

whose, who's

Whose is the possessive form of the pronoun who. Many think that whose can ref...

Why The English Language Is So Hard To Learn

The bandage was wound around the wound.The farm was used to produce produce.The dump ...

withdrawal - correct spelling

noun
Example: The withdrawal from the bank exceeded $10,000, so the customer had to fill out a governmental form....

woman - correct spelling

noun
Example: The woman rapidly climbed the corporate ladder....

women - correct spelling

noun (plural of woman)Example: The women decided to form a book club....

wonder, wander

Wonder means “awe,” “astonishment,” or “surprise,” and can be used as a noun, verb, or adjective associated with th...

worthwhile - correct spelling

adjective
Example: This is a worthwhile book to read....

would - correct spelling

auxiliary verb
Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses would and should. Click here for that discussion....

wrap - correct spelling

noun and verb
Example: She used a plastic wrap to protect the sandwiches. noun
Example: She w...

Wreathe vs. Wreath

I wreathed my door with a lily wreath. ...

wretched - correct spelling

adjective
Example: These wretched developers want to destroy the rural land....

wrinkle - correct spelling

noun and verb
Example: The wrinkle in his shirt disturbed the fastidious young man. noun
Example: ...

write - correct spelling

verb
Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses write, right, and rite. Click here for that discussion....

writing - correct spelling

noun and verb (present participle of the verb write)Example: She enjoys fine writing. ...

Writing Mistakes To Avoid So You Can Appear To Be Intelligent

I have quite a few writer friends for whom English is a second language and I have to tell you straight out, I admire them. Englis...

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