confusing usage words part three 2

Confusing usage words part three 2

  • discover: verb to be the first to find
    The scientist discovered this element years ago.
    invent: (verb) to think out and produce
    Who will invent a better way to stop people from texting while
    driving?
  • disinterested: (adjective) not biased or prejudiced; showing no
    favoritism
    We all want a disinterested judge to work in our judicial system.
    uninterested: (adjective) not interested
    Gracie is uninterested in that particular field of mathematics.
  • emigrate from: (verb) to leave one country to go live in another
    The Greek family emigrated from their homeland and settled in
    Astoria, New York.
    immigrate to: (verb) to come to a new country or area
    These Irish brothers immigrated to Manhattan and established themselves
    there in a short time.
  • explicit: fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated
    The troop leader gave us explicit directions on what to expect
    during the trip.
    implicit: implied, rather than expressly stated
    Our dadís facial expressions implicitly told us that we should not
    behave in the same manner again.
  • famous: (adjective) well known; having fame; renowned
    She became a famous singer whose name was known around
    the world.
    notorious: (adjective) well known; publicly discussed; widely, but unfavorably,
    known
    The notorious bank robber had spread fear throughout the city.
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  • the interjection
  • Active and passive voices
  • agreement between indefinite pronouns and their antecedents
  • agreement involving prepositional phrases
  • Commas Part Five
  • Commas Part Four
  • Commas Part One
  • Commas Part Three
  • Commas Part Two
  • complete and simple predicates
  • complete and simple subjects
  • complex sentences
  • compound complex sentences
  • compound prepositions and the preposition adverb question
  • compound subject and compound predicate
  • compound subjects part two
  • compound subjects part one
  • Confusing usage words part eight
  • Confusing usage words part five
  • Confusing usage words part four
  • Confusing usage words part one
  • Confusing usage words part seven
  • Confusing usage words part six
  • Confusing usage words part three
  • Confusing usage words part three 2
  • Confusing usage words part two
  • First Capitalization List
  • indefinite pronouns
  • Indefinite pronouns and the possessive case
  • introducing clauses
  • introducing phrases
  • Irregular Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
  • irregular verbs part one
  • irregular verbs part two
  • Italics Hyphens and Brackets
  • Misplaced and dangling modifiers
  • More Apostrophe Situations
  • More subject verb agreement situations
  • Parentheses Ellipsis Marks and Dashes
  • Periods Question Marks and Exclamation Marks
  • personal pronouns
  • pronouns and their antecedents
  • Quotation Marks Part Three
  • Quotation Marks Part One
  • Quotation Marks Part Two
  • reflexive demonstrative and interrogative pronouns
  • Regular Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
  • regular verb tenses
  • Second Capitalization List
  • sentences fragments and run on sentences
  • singular and plural nouns and pronouns
  • Sound a like words Part Four
  • Sound a like words Part Three
  • Sound a like words Part Two
  • Sound alike words part one
  • subject and verb agreement
  • subject complements predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives
  • subject verb agreement situations
  • the adjective
  • the adjective clause
  • the adjective phrase
  • the adverb
  • the adverb clause
  • the adverb phrase
  • The Apostrophe
  • the appositive
  • The Colon
  • The coordinating conjunction
  • the correlative conjunction
  • the direct object
  • the gerund and gerund phrase
  • the indirect object
  • the infinitive and infinitive phrase
  • The nominative case
  • the noun
  • the noun adjective pronoun question
  • the noun clause
  • the object of the preposition
  • the participle and participial phrase
  • The possessive case
  • The possessive case 2
  • The possessive case and pronouns
  • the preposition
  • the prepositional phrase
  • the pronoun
  • The Semicolon
  • the subordinating conjunction
  • the verb
  • The verb be
  • the verb phrase
  • Transitive and intransitive verbs
  • types of nouns
  • types of sentences by purpose
  • Using Capital Letters
  • what good writers do
  • General Awareness - Test -13
  • Norse mythology who was killed with mistletoe by blind Hodur ? . Answer ..
  • Prepositions
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