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Upon or Apon: Meaning and Usage

You may read the word ‘apon’ in place of ‘upon’. There’s no difference in use and meaning, only in...

Nov 20 · 2 min read >
upon or apon

What Does RSVP Mean?

All languages have words that reflect common courtesy. They show politeness, respect, etiquette, and social conduct. In the English...

Nov 20 · 3 min read >

Do I have to or Have I to do: What’s the Difference?

When you begin to learn the English language, the first verb tenses that you study are the present simple...

Nov 19 · 4 min read >
do I have to

The following is or the following are: What’s the rule?

The English grammar rule on using the phrase “the following is” or “the following are” is short and clear-cut....

Nov 19 · 3 min read >
following is

Who Brought You Up: Meaning and Use

The English language lets you ask identical questions in different ways, such as the idioms “Who brought up?”...

Nov 18 · 2 min read >
who brought you up

To No Avail: How to Use It

English is a vast language and it is possible you have come across phrases or words that were a...

Nov 18 · 2 min read >
to no avail meaning

Descriptive Essays A to Z: How to Prep and When to Start

A descriptive essay is intended to give the reader a clear picture of the subject. It could be a...

Nov 17 · 3 min read >
Working on essay

Opinion of or about: What’s the Difference?

In English, we group words into categories based on their grammatical functions. These categories are known as parts of...

Nov 17 · 3 min read >
opinion of

Each Other or Eachother?

Native speakers and those learning the English language alike often wonder if they should write “each other” or “eachother”...

Nov 16 · 2 min read >
each other

How to Improve Your English: Psychological Barriers for International Students

One of the biggest challenges that international students face is a psychological barrier to speaking a foreign language. Even...

Nov 16 · 2 min read >
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