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Stationary and Stationery: Meaning, Usage with Examples

Stationary and Stationery: Meaning, Usage with Examples

Welcome here! This post, aptly titled Stationary and Stationery: Meaning, Usage with Examples addresses the distinction between these two homophones beginning with their definitions. These ...
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Apostrophe - Definitions, Functions, Uses with Examples

Apostrophe – Definitions, Functions, Uses with Examples

Welcome here! We want to take a look at Apostrophe – Definitions, Functions, Uses with Examples. This punctuation mark is an important one whose uses ...
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100 Examples of Compound Sentences

100 Examples of Compound Sentences in English

Welcome to Akademia! I have found out that sometimes we assume we know a thing until a demand is put on us to explain such ...
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Commonly Confused Words with Definitions & Examples

Commonly Confused Words with Definitions & Examples

There are several thousand words in English today and one interesting thing about these words is that most of them sound alike, with similar spellings, ...
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Phrasal-Prepositional Verbs - Definition, Meanings & Examples

Phrasal-Prepositional Verbs – Meanings and Examples

Winston Churchill, British statesman, army officer, writer and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, was a figure that would not be forgotten in a ...
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Syntactic Elements of the Clause Structure in English

Syntactic Elements of the Clause Structure in English

Welcome to class! Today’s discussion promises to be educative and interesting. If you are familiar with my posts, you will recall that I have made ...
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Boohoo and Rhyming Reduplications in English

Boohoo and Rhyming Reduplications in English

This post, Boohoo and Rhyming Reduplications in English, is an interesting one in which you will learn about rhyming reduplications. Reduplications are a special class ...
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Commonly Used Wrong Words (with Corrections)

Commonly Used Wrong Words (with Corrections)

Hello Dear Reader! Thank you for following our informative and educative posts on Akademia.  I wish to bring to your attention Commonly Used Wrong Words ...
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Types of Sentences in English with Definitions and Examples

Types of Sentences in English with Definitions and Examples

Introduction Welcome here! I want to show you the Types of Sentences in English with Definitions and Examples. The sentence is the largest grammatical unit ...
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Number Plate or Plate Number

Number Plate or Plate Number: Which is Correct?

Before telling you which is correct, either Number Plate or Plate Number, you need to know that for many people, especially in Nigeria, where we ...
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Toward or Towards? Definitions, Differences and Examples

Toward or Towards? Definitions, Differences and Examples

This post, Toward or Towards? Definitions, Differences and Examples, came as a response to a question one of the regular readers of Akademia asked me ...
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Collection of Famous English Proverbs You Should Know

The quest to write this post, Collection of famous English Proverbs You Should Know, came out of the need to intimate our teeming global readers ...
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Avoid vs Afford and Avoid vs Evade: Any Difference?

Avoid vs Afford and Avoid vs Evade: Any Difference?

Welcome to this page! I am sure you are learning a lot under our Common Errors Category. I would like to show you by this ...
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Exclamation - Definition, Functions, Uses with Examples

Exclamation Mark – Definition, Functions with Examples

Hi there, I have put together a post on the exclamation mark or exclamation point; one of the punctuation marks in English. This post titled ...
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Punctuation Marks - Definitions, Functions, Uses with Examples

Punctuation Marks: Definitions, Functions and Uses with Examples

Punctuation: Eat, Shoots and Leaves Hello, I am sure you have heard about Punctuation Marks since your elementary or primary school days. So, the concept ...
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Tag Questions in English: Formation, Rules and Examples

Tag Questions in English: Formation, Rules and Examples

Welcome here again! Allow me to present to you this interesting post titled, Tag Questions in English: Formation, Rules and Examples. There are many Types ...
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Collective Nouns for Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians

Collective Nouns for Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians

I am sure you know there is no end to learning. We have discussed what a noun is and the various types of nouns. We ...
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Patterns of the English Simple Sentence

Patterns of the English Simple Sentence

Hello dear reader, I want you to know that there are many sides to the English sentence that we need to explore. That is why ...
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