Category: English Grammar (Page 2)

Articles and notes dealing with English grammar and English language usage topics

Rather

Category: English Grammar Topic: Adjectives and Adverbs
Learn how to use 'rather' in English.

All & Whole

Category: English Grammar Topic: Adjectives and Adverbs
The differences in usage between all and whole.

Beside & besides

Category: English Grammar Topic: Prepositions
The differences in usage between beside and besides.

Agreeing and Disagreeing- So do I, Neither do I, etc

Category: English Grammar Topic: Adjectives and Adverbs
The rules for using So do I and Neither do I, etc.

The Use of BY + Agent in the Passive Voice

Category: English Grammar Topic: Verbs and Tenses
A look at when to use BY with the passive.

The Use of By + Until

Category: English Grammar Topic: Prepositions
When should you use 'by' and 'until'?.

Dangling Modifiers

Category: English Grammar Topic: General
What is a dangling modifier?

While & During

Category: English Grammar Topic: Conjunctions
What is the difference between 'while' and 'during'?

Enough

Category: English Grammar Topic: Adjectives and Adverbs
What is the correct word order with 'enough'?

For & Since

Category: English Grammar Topic: Prepositions
What's the difference between 'for' and 'since'?

Order of Adjectives

Category: English Grammar Topic: Adjectives and Adverbs
The correct order for adjectives before a noun.

Number of

Category: English Grammar Topic: General
When to use a singular or a plural verb with the word 'number'.

The Chameleon Character of 'Like'

Category: English Grammar Topic: Conjunctions
A look at the many uses of 'like' in English

Adjectives that look like adverbs

Category: English Grammar Topic: Adjectives and Adverbs
A list of English adjectives that look like adverbs

Prepositions AT & IN in Manner, Place & Time

Category: English Grammar Topic: Prepositions
A look at the different uses of the prepositions 'in' and 'at'.

The duality (polarity) principle in English Grammar

Category: English Grammar Topic: General
The dual nature of English grammar

To 'To' or not To 'To'

Category: English Grammar Topic: Prepositions
A look at the different uses of 'to'

Collocations & Word Partnerships

Category: English Grammar Topic: Collocation
A look at the different types of collocations in English

To Be or not to Be

Category: English Grammar Topic: Verbs and Tenses
A look at the verb 'to be' in English

The grey line between adjectives & past participles and passives

Category: English Grammar Topic: Adjectives and Adverbs
The use of past participles as adjectives in English