Our Blog, Page 3

Simple rules on how to use a colon correctly

Simple rules on how to use a colon correctly

If you wonder how to use a colon in a correct way, you should understand the meaning and purpose of this word. All colons are just like flashing arrows. They direct people’s attention to the information following them. They serve these basic purposes:Present specific information;Connect clauses;Set ...

Like an article?
Leave your email and get weekly digest of the best articles in the inbox
Hey, paper_bird!
Interesting examples of the longest word in English

Interesting examples of the longest word in English

If you wonder what the longest word in English is, there are many interesting examples, and this article covers the most common ones. It doesn’t mention the longest word in the whole English language because it spans about 57 pages and it’s impossible to write it here. This word is a chemical name f...

The right prepositions usage in English

The right prepositions usage in English

To get a clear idea of the right prepositions usage in English, you should understand that they’re special relationship words that give helpful guidance and clues to show how the rest of a sentence fits together. There are some English rules that cover their use. They relate to the following:Edit Yo...

Useful tips on when to use a dash in a sentence

Useful tips on when to use a dash in a sentence

If you wonder when to use a dash, find out more about its definition and specific purposes in the sentences you write. It’s a small horizontal line floating in the middle of the text line and it should be longer than a hyphen. Why use it? It indicates a pause or a range. Authors use this helpful lin...