TITLE

Get It Straight

AUTHOR(S)
Dignan, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Literary Cavalcade;Mar2005, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on understanding sentence structure correctly. "Excepted" and "accepted" are among (not between) the most commonly confused words in the English language — words that either sounds alike, have similar meanings, or sound alike and have similar meanings. Some of such words are: "Imply and Infer;" "Elicit and Illicit," "Allusion and Illusion;" "Accept and Expect;" "Ambiguous and Ambivalent;" etc. The question's ambiguous wording confused many students. Ambivalent means having conflicting feelings or attitudes; indecisiveness as to which course to follow.
ACCESSION #
16218486

 

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