Wednesday, February 15, 2012
For example, do you know when to use one of the words or phrases from the following list?
Already or all ready?
Altogether or all together?
Anybody or anybody?
Maybe or may be?
Overtime or over time?
For the answers to these choices and 15 other word pairs read this informative article by Mark Nichol as posted on his Daily Writing Tips Blog
20 Pairs of One-Word and Two-Word Forms
by Mark Nichol
Many common words and phrases are identical except for a strategic letter space — apart and “a part” come to mind — and though knowing which form to use in a sentence is often obvious (as in that example), the difference can be subtle. Here are some of the less clear-cut pairs:
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Thanks Mark. I see a lot of helpful writing tips on your blog.
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