Common mistake Number starting a sentence

Avoid numbers at the start of the sentence. Consider spelling out numbers using words or rephrasing the sentence.
Mistake Examples
  • soldiers were killed!
  • soldiers were killed!
  • soldiers were killed
  • Twelve soldiers were killed!
  • Thousand times? I have said it more than 1000 times!
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • 50-30
  • 25/12/2017
  • 25.12.2017. At 12h00
  • 1994 was the year
  • 2,000 new animals
  • 2,000 animals were discovered last year.
  • 1.) First item
  • soldiers were killed
  • 286 – Emperor Diocletian elevates his general Maximia...
  • 1 First item:
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