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Milena Lazova

Milena Lazova

I'm an ESL teacher with over 7 years of experience in providing original content. I really like writing educational articles which may help others learn some aspects of English.

What are Compound Words and How to Use Them Correctly?

What are Compound Words and How to Use Them Correctly?

A compound word, or just a compound, is a word formed by joining two or more words together that create a new meaning.

Milena Lazova
Milena Lazova
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Understanding Subordinating Conjunctions: Meaning, Usage, and Examples

Understanding Subordinating Conjunctions: Meaning, Usage, and Examples

Conjunctions are words or phrases that can connect sentences, clauses, phrases, and words.

Milena Lazova
Milena Lazova
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Understanding Quotation Marks: Usage, Rules, and Examples

Understanding Quotation Marks: Usage, Rules, and Examples

A lot of people are confused about quotation marks, especially where to place them in a sentence and whether the punctuation mark that follows them should go inside or outside the quoted text.

Milena Lazova
Milena Lazova
English
When to Use Ms., Mrs., and Miss to Address People

When to Use Ms., Mrs., and Miss to Address People

Titles are used as a sign of respect when speaking to strangers when we do not know their first name, as well as our elders and our superiors, for example, in a professional context.

Milena Lazova
Milena Lazova
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When to Use a Hyphen in the Phrase “Year Old”?

When to Use a Hyphen in the Phrase “Year Old”?

The phrase “year old,” which indicates an age, should be hyphenated in specific situations that we’re going to explain. This means avoiding the hyphen in others.

Milena Lazova
Milena Lazova
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What Does Lmk Mean, and How to Use It Correctly?

What Does Lmk Mean, and How to Use It Correctly?

Lmk is one of the most common abbreviations used in text messages and emails, standing for “let me know,” either capitalized or not.

Milena Lazova
Milena Lazova
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Simile and Metaphor: How to Set Them Apart?

Simile and Metaphor: How to Set Them Apart?

Simile and metaphor are two of the most common literary devices that allow you to compare different things, concepts, ideas, and experiences. Both can help you add interest, exaggerate, or emphasize.

Milena Lazova
Milena Lazova
English
“Ahold” or “A hold”: Choosing the Proper Term

“Ahold” or “A hold”: Choosing the Proper Term

Choosing the right term can be confusing so you may easily end up using the wrong one. Although the difference between them is a single space, it can change the entire meaning of what you’re saying.

Milena Lazova
Milena Lazova
English
Milena Lazova

I'm an ESL teacher with over 7 years of experience in providing original content. I really like writing educational articles which may help others learn some aspects of English.

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I have extensive experience writing in a variety of genres, from literary novels to music reviews to academic articles. I appreciate the power of words.

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Hello! My name is Valentina. Book digesting is my specialty. I transform book ideas into easy-to-follow summaries, articles, study guides, reviews, essays, analyses, slides, or e-books.