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How to use “Appear”

Appear can be a linking verb, used to say how things look or seem. It is used in similar ways to seem, but is less frequent, especially in an informal style. With this meaning, appear is followed by adjectives, not...

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Usage of any Vs every and no

Any and every Any and every can both be used to talk in general about all the members of a class or group. Any/Every child can learn to swim. The meaning is not quite the same. Any looks at things...

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How to use “Any”

Any is a determiner. It generally suggests an indefinite amount or number and is used when it is not important to say how much/many we are thinking of. Because of its ‘open’, non-specific meaning, any is often used in questions...

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How to use “another and other”

Another and other Another is one word. He’s bought another car. (NOT … an other car.) Another can mean ‘an additional, extra’. It is used with singular countable nouns. Could I have another piece of bread? Another can be used...

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How to use Almost, Nearly

Almost and nearly can both express ideas connected with progress, measurement, or counting. Nearly is less common in American English. I’ve almost/nearly finished. There were almost/nearly a thousand people there. Sometimes almost is a little ‘nearer’ than nearly. Compare: It’s...

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All and Whole

word order All (of) and a whole can both be used with singular nouns to mean ‘complete’, ‘every part of’. The word order is different. all (of) + determiner + noun determiner + whole + noun – ]ulie spent all...

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All and Every

All and every can both be used to talk about people or things in general, or about all the members of a group. There is little difference of meaning; every often suggests ‘without exception’. The two words are used in...

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