“THEIR” – PET PEEVE OF THE WEEK
What is the problem in the sentence below?
What is the applicable rule?
Correct the error.
“Every person must have their passport to cross the border.”
BARELY, HARDLY, SCARCELY
Identify and fix the errors in the following sentences.
Explain the grammar rule that applies.
Bonus: find and correct the second error in one of the sentences and earn a gold star.
“He was so proud he couldn’t hardly speak.”
“We weren’t scarcely able to do the job because of the cold.”
“I don’t barely know her but I would like to.”
The word for today is “diffidence“.
What part of speech is “diffidence“?
Define “diffidence” and use it in a sentence.
NATIONAL GRAMMAR DAY – MARCH 4
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CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.