Problematic Prepositions

“I’ll be there in a few minutes! I’m coming…by car? in a car? with a car?” How can you tell which preposition to use when there are so many options and no rules?! What’s a preposition? “I’ll see you at school!”…or should it be “in school”? Prepositions are those little words that tell you where... Continue Reading →

Common Mistakes: Affect vs. Effect

These two words sound so similar — how can you tell which one to use when? Even though they’re almost the same in spelling and pronunciation, there’s a difference in the meaning, and choosing the right one will help make your writing sound smarter. Even native speakers commonly make this mistake, so learn the difference and you... Continue Reading →

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