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When to use “When”

When as an interrogative pronoun Quite simp...

When to use “Would” instead of “Will”

Many non-native English learners find it confusing when it comes to the uses of “would”. The word “would” has miscellaneous uses, so confusion is not unlikely. This post aims to clear the confusion. Most of the times, the source of the confusion i...

whether

The word whether is a subordinating conjunction that introduces subordinate clauses
. Ma...

whether - correct spelling

subordinating conjunction
Not weather
. Click here for a discussion of whether.Example: ...

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. ...

While vs. Whilst

While as a conjunction and adverbWhen used as conjunction/adverb, both the words mean during or at the same time as. They can also mean whereas (in the context of comparison). In the above sentence, we can replace ‘whereas’ with whil...

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 is Learning Foreign Languages Exciting?

At school, we learn a foreign language for several years, in most cases, because of the academic program. For our age and brief life experience, we underestimate the importance of knowing a different language and speaking fluently in it. Following gr...

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...

Won’t vs. Wouldn’t

Won’tWon’t is a modal verb. It is the short form (contraction) for ‘will not’. It is the negative of the word ‘will’. It is used to talk about future tense. It is always used with an apostrophe (‘).Examples:I will not go ...

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. ...

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