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Non-Adverbs That End in -LY

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Most of us, when we think of -ly words, think of adverbs. It’s common, after all, to transform an adjective into an adverb by adding -ly, but…

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5 Common Problems with Comparatives and Superlatives

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Adjectives and adverbs come in three degrees of comparison: positive, comparative, and superlative. When comparing or contrasting two or more things, we use the comparative or superlative degrees. This article addresses five common mistakes people make when using these degrees of comparison.

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When Prepositions Aren’t Prepositions: A Quiz

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I have written previously about how memorizing the list of prepositions can confuse students because it’s common for those words …

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When a Preposition Is an Adverb

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Words we usually think of as prepositions are often actually adverbs. Here’s how you can tell the difference.

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