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    #1

    'use' vs 'usage'

    I would like to ask you a question. I have a presentation about how to use commas in English correctly. Then, the topic of my presentation should be 'The use of comma in English' or 'The usage of comma in English'. Or perhaps both are correct? I know that the words 'use' and 'usage' are sometimes used interchangeably.

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    #2

    Re: 'use' vs 'usage'

    For example,

    The use of commas in English.
    Comma usage in the English language.
    I prefer #1; it's shorter!

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    #3

    Re: 'use' vs 'usage'

    I gave up on 'usage' years ago.
    Last edited by Piscean; 14-Feb-2017 at 16:46.

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    #4

    Re: 'use' vs 'usage'

    Is your presentation going to be marked or graded?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: 'use' vs 'usage'

    No. It is rather for my personal information.

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    #6

    Re: 'use' vs 'usage'

    You could also use The use of the comma in English.

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