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May 21, 2019 Grammar

Then vs. Than: How to Decide Which Word to Use

We’ve already covered some often misspelled word pairs like “who” and “whom,” but one of the trickiest puzzles is “then or than” dilemma. These words are homophones having identical pronunciation, but different sense. Both of them are often used to connect words in sentences, and it makes it even harder to decide which word to […]

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May 16, 2019 Grammar

Sentence Correction: Five Tricky Grammar Mistakes To Avoid In Your Writing

There are multiple online sentence correction tools nowadays, however, only you are responsible for the quality of your writing. To help you master your grammar and do not rely too much on sentence checkers and fixers, we’ve come up with a list of five tricky mistakes you should avoid. Mistake #1. Comma in front of […]

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May 14, 2019 Grammar

23 of the Most Common Grammar Mistakes You Need to Stop Making in Your Writing

Even the most educated people sometimes make grammar mistakes. Actually, there is a quite big list of such errors every one of us have made. We’ve come up with an ultimate list of 23 most frequent errors that you should stop making in your writing. 1. They’re vs. Their vs. There “Their” and “there” are […]

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April 29, 2019 Grammar

There vs. Their vs. They’re: How to Determine Which Word to Use

Words having the same pronunciation but different meanings are homophones. These words are often confused. “There vs. Their vs. They’re” puzzle is one of the trickiest to solve. Let’s break it down, and finally, come up with a solution. Their “Their” is the possessive form of the pronoun they. Usually, it serves as an adjective […]

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April 23, 2019 Grammar

12 Confusing English Words And How To Spell Them Right

The English language is full of confusing words that are both tricky to correctly pick up and even spell. Below are some of the most commonly misspelled words. 1. conscience (Wrong: conscence) First of all, remember that conscience is a noun denoting a person’s “inner feeling acting as a guide to rightness or wrongness of […]

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April 16, 2019 Grammar

7 Common Mistakes With Prepositions Made By English Learners And How To Fix Them

Prepositions are the words used to link things like people, objects, time and locations within a sentence. These are little words like at, for, in, on, and to, which, despite their size, can be very tricky to use. Today we will describe seven common mistakes with preposition many English learners make and give practical advice […]

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March 26, 2019 Grammar

Who vs. Whom: How to Determine Which Word to Use

There are quite a lot of tough grammar topics in the English language, but the “Who vs. Whom” dilemma is one of the trickiest. We at Linguix.com thought it is an excellent time to break it down finally, and give you the bulletproof method of being always correct at this who/whom thing. Subject and object […]

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March 18, 2019 Grammar

Learning English: How To Use The Present Perfect Tense Correctly

Of all the English language tenses, it is the present perfect which causes the most problems among learners. Although a present perfect tense does in fact exist in many other tongues, usage is typically not the same. As a result, the English language version of the present perfect tense can become a sense of frustration […]

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March 11, 2019 Grammar

“How are you?” “How are you doing?” Two Common Greetings With Subtle Differences

When and how you should use common English greetings from the grammar standpoint. Simple guide for our readers. “Hello” English speakers greet each other ubiquitously with the expression “how are you?” In certain, informal situations this may be replaced with the less conservative “how are you doing?” In both cases, 99 times out of 100, […]

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February 26, 2019 Grammar

10 Сommon Errors in Written English, And What to Do to Make Them Right

New tips from LinguixAI. Enjoy! 1.Mixing up words Even native English speakers mix up words sometimes: interviews are often riddled with such mistakes. The reason for mixing up words may be: Words look similar Then and than are typical examples, as are of and off. This and these is a particular issue too, and is […]

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