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Practical English Grammar

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Confusing usage words part five


26.farther: (adjective and adverb) used to designate a physical distance
This woman shot the arrow much farther than I did.
further: (adjective and adverb) additional
Letís wait for further instructions before we do anything else.
healthful: (adjective) that which brings about good health; wholesome
Doctor Geiger told his patient to eat a more healthful diet.
27.healthy: (adjective) having good health; well; sound
If you want to remain healthy into old age, exercise and eat good
foods.
in: (preposition, adjective, adverb) within
Sis was in the dentistís chair for thirty minutes.
28into: (preposition) from the outside to the inside of
Sis walked into the dentistís office at 2:20 this afternoon.
leave: (verb) to exit; to let be or stay
Most of the children and their parents had to leave once the weather
changed.
29let: (verb) to allow; to permit
Will you let me take care of your dog while you go on vacation?
liable: (adjective) legally responsible
Because the chipped stoop caused the delivery person to fall, the
homeowner was liable for damages.
likely: (adjective and adverb) probable; reasonable to be expected
After we saw that ominous sky, we felt that a storm was likely.

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Practical English Grammar - Notes
1. compound subjects part two
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2. Quotation Marks Part Three
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3. Italics Hyphens and Brackets
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4. the participle and participial phrase
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5. the object of the preposition
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6. subject complements predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives
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7. introducing phrases
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8. Confusing usage words part three
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9. the adverb
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10. the gerund and gerund phrase
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11. the adjective clause
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12. the noun clause
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13. types of sentences by purpose
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14. the correlative conjunction
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15. compound subject and compound predicate
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16. The possessive case
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17. the indirect object
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18. complete and simple predicates
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19. types of nouns
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20. the pronoun
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21. introducing clauses
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22. Confusing usage words part one
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23. The coordinating conjunction
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24. the interjection
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25. the verb phrase
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26. the adjective
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27. the adverb clause
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28. what good writers do
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29. Sound a like words Part Two
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30. the preposition
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31. the noun
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32. singular and plural nouns and pronouns
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33. the noun adjective pronoun question
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34. the verb
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35. the adverb phrase
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36. the subordinating conjunction
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37. the adjective phrase
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38. Confusing usage words part six
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39. the infinitive and infinitive phrase
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40. personal pronouns
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41. the appositive
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42. Parentheses Ellipsis Marks and Dashes
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43. The nominative case
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44. compound complex sentences
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45. complete and simple subjects
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46. Periods Question Marks and Exclamation Marks
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47. Commas Part One
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48. First Capitalization List
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49. Second Capitalization List
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50. The verb be
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