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Jun
20

Introducing Grammatical Patterns!

Check out Wordsmyth’s new Grammatical Patterns feature! edit

Jun
20

Wordsmyth Features: Grammatical Patterns

Wordsmyth’s new Grammatical Patterns feature provides a comprehensive database of grammatical patterns, pattern explanations, and grammar-related definitions. Whether you’re learning the structure of English or teaching it, these tools can help! edit

Jun
20

Grammar and Usage: Conjunctive Adverbs

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Jun
5

Grammar and Usage: “cite” vs. “site”

“Cite” and “site” sound alike and are spelled almost the same, but their meanings and functions are quite different.  The meanings of “cite” are connected with telling or reporting or documenting. The meanings of “site” are connected with places where things happen.  Another…

May
29

Grammar and Usage: “connote” vs. “denote”

Grammar and Usage: denote vs. connote The word “denote” refers to what a word literally means. For example, the word “beach” denotes an area next to a large body of water, no more and no less.  A beach can be a cold, rocky,…