Posts Tagged: grammar


Definition and Examples of Eggcorns What is an eggcorn? DEFINITION: An eggcorn is a word or phrase that results from a mishearing or misinterpretation of another. INCORRECT: I would like an expresso and an ice tea, please. CORRECT: I would like an espresso and an iced tea, please. INCORRECT: We can fix this with a bit of duck tape. CORRECT: We can

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Apply to vs Apply for

What is the difference between apply to and apply for? Do you find prepositions confusing? Do you sometimes wonder which preposition to use, unsure of its effect on meaning? You are not alone. In the article below, you will learn the difference between “apply to” and “apply for,” and you will learn how to correct this common

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