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Ur_love
Sep 4, 2010, 11:21 AM
Its a Good Idea to Be Careful When You Write -- Oops, Make That It's (Part 2)


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16/"I can't tell you how often I hear ____-____ native speakers of English, even ____ degree people, lawyers, say 'I could have ran,' 'I should have went,' 'I would have ____.'
"I can't tell you how often I hear COLLEGE-EDUCATED native speakers of English, even ADVANCED degree people, lawyers, say 'I could have ran,' 'I should have went,' 'I would have DRANK.'

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17/They know that you 'run' in the ____ and that you 'ran' in the past, so they try to ____ the verb a little bit and say 'I have ran' as a past ____ when it still needs to remain ____ and has to be 'I have run.' I drink, I drank and I have drunk, not 'I have drank.'"
They know that you 'run' in the PRESENT and that you 'ran' in the past, so they try to REGULARIZE the verb a little bit and say 'I have ran' as a past PARTICIPLE when it still needs to remain IRREGULAR and has to be 'I have run.' I drink, I drank and I have drunk, not 'I have drank.'"

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18/ "Then ____ the ____ between ____and ____.'
"Then THERE'S the CONFUSION between AFFECT and EFFECT.'

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19/ "You ____ to ____ that ____ with ____ a is ____ the verb.
"You HAVE to REMEMBER that AFFECT with AN a is CHIEFLY the verb.

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20/____ going to be the verb you ____ ____ ____ the time.
THAT'S going to be the verb you NEED MOST OF the time.

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21/When ____has an ____on something ____, it ____, with an a.
When SOMETHING has an EFFECT on something ELSE, it AFFECTS, with an a.

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22/Effect with an e is ____ a noun. So when something has an ____, ____going to have an effect. So affect, a, ____.
Effect with an e is CHIEFLY a noun. So when something has an EFFECT, IT'S going to have an effect. So affect, a, VERB.

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23/Effect, noun, e. ____ effect with an ____ will be ____ as a verb. You 'effect ____.'
Effect, noun, e. OCCASIONALLY effect with an E will be USED as a verb. You 'effect CHANGE.'

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24/That's with an e. But ____ much ____ ____ than affect the ____ with an a."
That's with an e. But THAT'S much LESS COMMON than affect the VERB with an a."

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25/ "And ____ ____ what you have ____ ____."
"And TELL US what you have AGAINST IRREGARDLESS."

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26/ "____ is ____ the most famous, what you might call ____ -____ in the ____ .
"IRREGARDLESS is PROBABLY the most famous, what you might call NON-WORD in the LANGUAGE.

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27/Of course, it is a word because ____ of people have used it, and so you'll even find it in English ____ -- ____ ____ nonstandard, which means not good to use.All you need to say is regardless."
Of course, it is a word because LOTS of people have used it, and so you'll even find it in English DICTIONARIES -- HOPEFULLY LABELED nonstandard, which means not good to use.All you need to say is regardless."

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28/ "Do you have a ____ something in your ____, or the accident, every time you see it that just ____you ____?"
"Do you have a PARTICULAR something in your BOOK, or the accident, every time you see it that just MAKES you CRINGE?"


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29/ "If I had to ____ one accident that ____ more than any other, it's when people say, thinking they're being ____, '____ you and I' or 'for you and I.'
"If I had to CHOOSE one accident that GRATES more than any other, it's when people say, thinking they're being HYPERCORRECT, 'BETWEEN you and I' or 'for you and I.'

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30/That '____ ' is wrong. It should not be a ____ pronoun. It should be the ____ ____ , 'between you and me,' 'for you and me.' Nobody would say 'for you and I.' It's 'for me' and 'between you and me.'"
That 'I' is wrong. It should not be a NOMINATIVE pronoun. It should be the OBJECTIVE PRONOUN, 'between you and me,' 'for you and me.' Nobody would say 'for you and I.' It's 'for me' and 'between you and me.'"

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