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  • August 28, 2015
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The word “cohesion” loosely means “sticking together.” In English grammar, it is the logical linking of ideas and events within a sentence. There must be a flow between the clauses of a statement for writing to be well understood. “I was late for school. My husband made breakfast.” There is very little cohesion between these…

Tricky Prepositions [infographic]

  • July 21, 2014
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Prepositions can be confusing; this infographic addresses five tricky pairs of them. [Infographic provided by] To download high resolution poster click here Into vs In To “Into” shows motion toward the inside of a place and answers the question “where?”   “The horse walked into the barn.” “We drove into the city.” “In” is…

Verbs and their Prepositions

  • February 4, 2013
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Fun with Phrasals! Verbs that stake a claim on specific prepositions can take on new meaning, turning boring verb/preposition combinations into fun phrasal verbs.   Embed this image to your site: [Infographic provided by] To download high-resolution poster click here The Average Verb and Preposition Some verbs need a preposition as a helper, and…

14 Typical Mistakes With Prepositions

  • March 14, 2011
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A preposition tells a reader when and where something occurred as well as how it occurred. English prepositions perform so many functions that their nuances cause quite a bit of confusion. Here are a few examples of prepositions that illustrate 14 of the most common mistakes: Embed this image to your site: [Infographic provided by…

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