Geoffrey Mutie

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ILY: meaning and uses

ILY: meaning and uses

Many people tend to get confused about this trendy acronym when their friends or relatives text them. However, here are other ILY meanings you should know.

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The differences between “How are you doing?” and “How are you?”

The differences between “How are you doing?” and “How are you?”

The two phrases typically sound the same. But do you know that there’s a significant difference between “how are you?” and “how are you doing?”

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Rules of using not only but also

Rules of using not only but also

So, when you need to connect clauses that are complete sentences themselves, a comma is inserted to separate them. But when used to link nouns, a comma mustn’t be inserted.

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When to use “hope you are well”

When to use “hope you are well”

Generally, it’s believed that “hope you are well” is a more extended version of “hi” or “hello.” It’s a polite phrase of small talk. Here are 10 synonyms to the phrase “hope you are well”

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Abbreviation for inches and its usage

Abbreviation for inches and its usage

An inch is typically a unit of length that’s equal to one-twelfth of a foot in the imperial and metric systems of measurements. That means twelve inches are in one foot.

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What does duly noted mean?

What does duly noted mean?

This phrase can be used differently in various sentences considering the context. It’s often used by people in official contexts to indicate that the situation has been acknowledged, and it will get the necessary consideration when the appropriate time comes.

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Using a comma before “such as”

Using a comma before “such as”

If “such as” is a part of the essential clause, you don’t need to use a comma. After removing the part of the sentence that begins with “such as,” if the meaning does not change, you should use commas.

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A unique or an unique?

A unique or an unique?

The ideal rule is that “a” should be used before words with consonant sounds at the beginning and “an” before words with vowel sounds at the beginning.

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