A Pocket guide to correct English
Updated for home, classroom, or office, this expanded new edition provides quick-reference aid for correct English usage. It covers the rules of sentence structure and punctuation, and gives readers a wealth of useful advice on essay and letter writing. Book jacket.
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abbreviation action adjective clause adverbial clauses allegory apostrophe Blankton boys brothers built the house character Check colloquialisms coming downstairs comma complex sentence consonant dashes direct Object e.g. He passed e.g. Hope e.g. Jack built e.g. John e.g. They played e.g. Try expresses fairly hardy plant finite verb followed formal writing gerund give group of words guilty hall door Hardly/scarcely I/we ideas Intransitive verb italicized Layout letter marigold means memorize metaphors mistakes n)either notes noun clause noun or pronoun Nouns ending Omit original overused paragraph parentheses participial phrase passage past participle past tense person or thing phrases or clauses plural POCKET GUIDE preposition present tense pronunciation proper nouns punctuation quotation marks refer Right sentence containing simile simple sentence singular slang sound speech spelling subordinate clauses suffix summary tion usually verb-form vowel words containing Words ending words spoken Wrong