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How to use either.

How to use either. “Either” is pretty easy to use, but there are some special examples to look out for.  Let’s start with the basics.  1. either + or = one of two choices (NOT both) (conjunction) • Your order comes with either soup or salad. • The movie starts at either six or seven. …

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What is clickbait?

What is clickbait? Clickbait is a leading title, usually with an image. Online, these titles make people want to “click” through to some content. Unfortunately, the content is usually either very low quality, or even harmful.  There are a lot of different types of clickbait. Examples  • Scientists baffled by this mysterious sphere.  • Woman …

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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Instructions Read the story below at your level. Then, study the key words and phrases. Later, use them in your conversations and writing this week.  Reading Beginner Elementary Intermediate Advanced Beginner The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is a book by Tom Wolfe. It is a true story and the writer …

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Literally and Figuratively

Literally and Figuratively Figuratively Figurative expressions mean something special. The words and meaning don’t always match. “Spill the tea” means “gossip”.  Literally Literal expressions mean what they say. I really did spill my tea.  Compare the literal and figurative expressions below. Literal: The actor literally died on stage. He had a heart attack.  Figurative: The actor died …

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How to write AM and PM

How to write AM PM This drives me crazy. I look this up all the time, and always need to check again. Why? Because there are so many options.  Option One: am – pm  • When it’s 10 pm in New York, it’s 8 am in Mumbai.  • Tomorrow, I’m working from 9 am to 6 pm.  • The meeting will be from 8 to 10 am.  …

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