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Therefore vs. Therefor

Therefore vs. Therefor

Therefore is an adverb that means “as a consequence,” “as a result,” or “hence.” Therefor is an adverb that means “for that,” or “for it.”…

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Anymore vs. Any More

Anymore vs. Any More

Any more Any more (two words) refers to quantities. Are there any more cookies? You already ate seven; you don’t need any…

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Breath vs. Breathe

Breath vs. Breathe

Breathe is a verb we use for the process of inhaling and exhaling. Breath is a noun that refers to a full cycle of breathing.

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Colour or Color?

Colour or Color?

When choosing between color and colour, keep in mind that both spellings are correct. The shorter one, color, is the preferred spelling in the United…

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What Is Palate?

What Is Palate?

Palate can refer to three different things: the roof of your mouth, your sense of taste, or your aesthetic preference. Don’t confuse palate with palette…

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Kneeled or Knelt?

Kneeled or Knelt?

Kneeled and knelt are interchangeable. Knelt is more common in British English than in American English. One ending is enough for most verbs. However, some…

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Advance Notice―Is it Correct?

Advance Notice―Is it Correct?

Isn’t notice by definition given in advance? If so, is the expression “advance notice” redundant? Worse, is it incorrect? These questions need answers! Advance Notice…

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