Common Errors in English Usage

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Franklin, Beedle & Associates, Inc., 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 246 pages
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Mixed-up, mangled expressions; foreign-language faux pas; confused and confusing terms; commonly mispronounced words - they're all explained in this useful guide.
 

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User Review  - draege - Overstock.com

This gives a cursory superficial overview and does not cover even the most commonly made errors in the English language. I would rate it at the level of about a 4th gradercertainly not of any value for an adult or of use in a business framework . Read full review

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its useful to add some ordinary words in our library and also help us to know about the common mistake which we do in daily life.

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Contents

Alphabetical Listing
1
Category Listings
229
Of Foreign Origin
233
Grammar Spelling Style
234
Homonyms
236
Commonly Misspelled
238
Mangled Expressions
241
Inexact Words Phrases
243
Pronunciation
244
Problem Prepositions
245
Redundancies
246
Commonly Misused Expressions
247
American English vs British English
249
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

PAUL BRIANS is Professor of English and Coordinator of Humanities at Washington State University. He has published extensively on nuclear war fiction, and has written numerous study guides on the literature of Africa, India, and the Caribbean. He is editor-in-chief of Reading about the World.

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