A dictionary of correct English: a manual of information and advice concerning grammar, idiom, use of words, points of style, punctuation, pronunciation, and other practical matters

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Sir I. Pitman, 1948 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 196 pages
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Contents

Absolute Phrases
3
their Position in a Sentence
7
Archaisms
13
Case
20
Circumlocution
23
Collective Noun
27
Comparisons faultily expressed
33
Complex Sentence
34
Mood
105
Nonexistence nonsuccess etc
109
Number Ill
111
Omission of Necessary Words
118
Parenthesis
129
Participles 13
130
Predicative Words 13
138
Prepositions at the End of Sentences
140

Correlative Conjunctions
46
Double Sentence Multiple Sentence
53
Emphasis
56
Unnecessary Use
70
Gerund
73
Idiom
78
Infinitive
83
Latter
89
Long Words instead of Short
98
Pronoun
144
Redundancy of Expression
150
Relative Pronoun
152
Rhythm
157
Rules of Agreement
160
Snobbery
167
Subject and Predicate
175
Tense
184
Voice 93
193

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