MICHAEL’S RULES OF CORRECT ENGLISH USAGE
PARALLELISM IN A SERIES
Phrases in a series separated by commas or conjunctions must all have the same grammatical form.
“She loved running marathons, to feel the wind in her hair and training.” (INCORRECT)
“She loved to run marathons, to feel the wind in her hair and to practice.” (CORRECT)
In this case, correct grammar construction trumps repetition.
Which word, “playwrite” or “playwright” is the correct one?
Explain the reason supporting your choice.
Create one sentence using the correct word.
The word for today is “patronize”.
What part of speech is “patronize”?
State the two, somewhat differing, definitions of “patronize”?
Create a sentence for each of the two definitions.