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  • Length: 8 characters
  • Syllables: 3

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Lexical Information:

  • Continually means 'repeatedly'
  • Continuously means 'without stopping'
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This word is similar in both languages

Grammatical Information:

  • A verb describes an action or a state

Other Comments:

  • Examiners go for CONTINUALLY and CONTINUOUSLY because the meanings are so similar

Related Grammar Terminology:

Continuous Verbs;  Future Progressive (Future Continuous);  Future Perfect Progressive (Future Perfect Continuous);  Past Progressive (Past Continuous);  Past Perfect Progressive (Past Perfect Continuous);  Present Progressive (Present Continuous);  Present Perfect Progressive (Present Perfect Continuous)

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