Valentina Dordevic

Valentina Dordevic

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Passivity vs. passiveness: is there a difference?

Passivity vs. passiveness: is there a difference?

In order to understand when to use passivity and when passiveness, you first need to know the meaning of “passive”.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
English
Tone vs. Mood: learn how they differ and use them wisely

Tone vs. Mood: learn how they differ and use them wisely

Tone and mood are closely related elements of writing. Both are essential when it comes to the impact of the written content.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
English
Despite is not inspite but in spite of

Despite is not inspite but in spite of

Despite and in spite of are a preposition and a three-word prepositional phrase that have the same meaning. We use them to show the contrast between something that’s expected and a different outcome.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
English
What is a comma splice and how to fix it?

What is a comma splice and how to fix it?

When two independent clauses accidentally (or deliberately) get spliced by a comma — instead of being separated by a semicolon or period — that’s called a comma splice.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
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Copacetic, copasetic, copesthetic — what it means and how to use it?

Copacetic, copasetic, copesthetic — what it means and how to use it?

Copacetic (or copasetic, as some people spell it) is not a word often heard in everyday speech.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
English
The suffix -esque in the English language: meaning, rules, and examples

The suffix -esque in the English language: meaning, rules, and examples

Words ending with -esque often sound foreign and exotic. That’s because they mostly are foreign.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
English
Apposition and appositive phrase in a sentence

Apposition and appositive phrase in a sentence

In grammar textbooks, you’ll usually find that an appositive is a phrase of a noun standing in apposition to the noun it explains.

Valentina Dordevic
Valentina Dordevic
English
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