confusing usage words part three 2

Confusing usage words part three 2

  • discover: verb to be the first to find
    The scientist discovered this element years ago.
    invent: (verb) to think out and produce
    Who will invent a better way to stop people from texting while
    driving?
  • disinterested: (adjective) not biased or prejudiced; showing no
    favoritism
    We all want a disinterested judge to work in our judicial system.
    uninterested: (adjective) not interested
    Gracie is uninterested in that particular field of mathematics.
  • emigrate from: (verb) to leave one country to go live in another
    The Greek family emigrated from their homeland and settled in
    Astoria, New York.
    immigrate to: (verb) to come to a new country or area
    These Irish brothers immigrated to Manhattan and established themselves
    there in a short time.
  • explicit: fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated
    The troop leader gave us explicit directions on what to expect
    during the trip.
    implicit: implied, rather than expressly stated
    Our dadís facial expressions implicitly told us that we should not
    behave in the same manner again.
  • famous: (adjective) well known; having fame; renowned
    She became a famous singer whose name was known around
    the world.
    notorious: (adjective) well known; publicly discussed; widely, but unfavorably,
    known
    The notorious bank robber had spread fear throughout the city.
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  • complete and simple subjects
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  • compound prepositions and the preposition adverb question
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  • First Capitalization List
  • indefinite pronouns
  • Indefinite pronouns and the possessive case
  • introducing clauses
  • introducing phrases
  • Irregular Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
  • irregular verbs part one
  • irregular verbs part two
  • Italics Hyphens and Brackets
  • Misplaced and dangling modifiers
  • More Apostrophe Situations
  • More subject verb agreement situations
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  • personal pronouns
  • pronouns and their antecedents
  • Quotation Marks Part Three
  • Quotation Marks Part One
  • Quotation Marks Part Two
  • reflexive demonstrative and interrogative pronouns
  • Regular Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
  • regular verb tenses
  • Second Capitalization List
  • sentences fragments and run on sentences
  • singular and plural nouns and pronouns
  • Sound a like words Part Four
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  • Sound a like words Part Two
  • Sound alike words part one
  • subject and verb agreement
  • subject complements predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives
  • subject verb agreement situations
  • the adjective
  • the adjective clause
  • the adjective phrase
  • the adverb
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  • the adverb phrase
  • The Apostrophe
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  • The Colon
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  • the correlative conjunction
  • the direct object
  • the gerund and gerund phrase
  • the indirect object
  • the infinitive and infinitive phrase
  • The nominative case
  • the noun
  • the noun adjective pronoun question
  • the noun clause
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  • the participle and participial phrase
  • The possessive case
  • The possessive case 2
  • The possessive case and pronouns
  • the preposition
  • the prepositional phrase
  • the pronoun
  • The Semicolon
  • the subordinating conjunction
  • the verb
  • The verb be
  • the verb phrase
  • Transitive and intransitive verbs
  • types of nouns
  • types of sentences by purpose
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    1. That's right.
    2. That's spot on.
    3. You've hit the nail on the head. / You've nailed it.
    4. I suppose so. (use this when you agree, but you are not completely convinced)
    5. I'm afraid you're right. (use this in response to bad news, to say the bad news is correct)
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