Engrained or Ingrained – Which Spelling Is Correct?

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Many writers get confused when trying to choose between engrained or ingrained. It’s easy to see why! These words are one of many homophones in the English language that are pronounced the same, but have different spellings and meanings. It turns out that both spellings can be used correctly. In this post, we’ll break down … Read more

Bear With Me or Bare With Me – Which Is Correct?

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The English language is full of tricky phrases. Recently, I have gotten many questions on the difference between bear with me or bare with me. Which is the correct spelling? If you are trying to say be patient, then you should be saying “bear with me”. In this post, we’ll break down the different meanings … Read more

In Case or Incase: Which Is The Correct Spelling?

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When it comes to the correct spelling of “in case,” there are two options: in case or incase. So, which one is right? It turns out that incase is the incorrect spelling and should never be used in your writing! In this post, we’ll teach you the difference between these common words. Which Is Correct … Read more

‘Within’ vs ‘With In’ – What’s The Difference?


Many writers get tripped up when it comes to the spelling of ‘within’ or ‘with in’. In fact, this reminds me of the words goodnight and good night, which most writers spell incorrectly. Small spelling differences can make a huge difference in the meaning of words and phrases. In this post, we’ll teach you exactly … Read more

Sorry For Your Loss or Lost – Which Phrase Is Correct?

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Which phrase is correct – “sorry for your loss” or “lost”? Both phrases are commonly used, but only one is considered grammatically correct. In this article, we’ll explore the difference between these two phrases and when to use each one. We will also discuss some other appropriate ways to express sympathy or condolence messages. Which … Read more

How Many Words in a Paragraph? And Other Writing Tips

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Knowing how many words in a paragraph is essential to keep your writing clear and concise. Learn more in this article. Whether you’re writing an essay or a well-crafted letter, you must understand the purpose of a paragraph, its structure, how to write one, and of course, how long it should be. If you think your … Read more

What Are Vivid Verbs? Definition, Examples, and More

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When writing, your goal should not only be to be clear and concise, but you should also aim to capture the reader with your words.  Your writing is much more enjoyable when you use expressive literary techniques to paint a picture in the reader’s mind. One method you should use to do this is vivid … Read more