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50 Subordinating Conjunctions and Why They Matter

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Coordinating conjunctions are common words that serve a particular and important function in our sentences. This post provides a list of the most common coordinating conjunctions and discusses their particular role.

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On Concrete and Abstract Nouns

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I’ve written previously about both the distinction and the importance of the distinction between concrete and abstract nouns. But there’s more …

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Forte and Forebearer: Let’s Get This Straight

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Some time ago, I  posted an article on homophones that begin with f. Among those were forebear, which we often …

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Have Got or Have Gotten?

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Which is correct: “have got” or “have gotten”? As usual, the answer isn’t so simple.

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