“Live life to the fullest.” – or is it “Life live to the fullest.”? Not sure? Well, it happens more than often that people confuse “life” with “live” and vice versa. But fear no more! Check out this quick explanation to make your life a little easier 😉 Continue reading SOS English: life vs. live
“Run-on” sentences are just compound sentences gone wrong. Like very wrong. You could also say that “run-on” sentences consist of too many ideas and thoughts without the proper punctuation. If “compound sentences” and “dependent vs. independent clauses” don’t ring a bell, make sure to check out one of our previous articles. But continue reading to find out how to recognize run-on sentences and especially how to fix them! Continue reading How To Fix “Run-On Sentences”
You’ve probably heard and also used the terms “e.g.” and “i.e.,” especially in scholarly writing. It’s also possible that you’ve used them interchangeably as many other people do. However, these two abbreviations that actually derive from Latin (and not English) mean different things. It is necessary to use the correct abbreviation to ensure that the meaning of a sentence is retained.
You mostly use “e.g.” and “i.e.” at the beginning of a nonrestrictive element which is enclosed in either commas or parentheses. It’s also suggested to use a comma after both “e.g.” and “i.e.”
But let’s have a closer look! Continue reading SOS English: e.g. vs. i.e.
“Which” or “that” – we can use both words in various contexts, but the confusion starts when we use them as a relative pronoun. Even though many people believe that the differences between those two words aren’t really differences at all, there are actually some rules for their usage. But let’s have a closer look! Continue reading SOS English: which vs. that
You might think that we’ve already summed up all English tenses in the grammatical sense with the “past,” “present,” and “future.” However, there’s one more type of tense that we ought to know about: the “conditional” or, in other words, “conditional sentences” or “if”-sentences. Continue reading Basic English Tenses: The Conditionals
Anyone, anybody, anything, anywhere, everyone, everybody, everything, everywhere, someone, somebody,… you get the point. All those words are indefinite pronouns we use for people, things, and places. And since there are so many of them, it’s not unusual that sometimes … Continue reading SOS English: Anybody vs. Everybody vs. Somebody
The word “like” is probably one of the most-used and sometimes even most confusing words to exist since it has a vast number of meanings and uses. In the written form, “like” can act as a verb, a preposition, conjunction, … Continue reading SOS English: “Like”
iTranslate’s mission is to give its users the perfect tool to read, write, and speak in all languages, anywhere in the world. With “Grammatica,” iTranslate’s AI-Powered writing assistant released in August, the company went beyond just breaking down language barriers … Continue reading iTranslate becomes an AI-Powerhouse and Grammatica transitions to a Multi-Platform Product
We’ve learned by now that there are precisely four ways each in the English language to express the present and past. To describe things and actions that will happen in the future, started in the present and end in the … Continue reading Basic English Tenses: The Future
We all know or have heard of it by now. However, some might not know what exactly one should do with it, but nearly every person with a higher affinity for Social Media has used it: the Hashtag. But when did … Continue reading The History of Hashtags