10 tricky cases of one word or two confusion
Is it ‘altogether’ or ‘all together’? ‘Everyday’ or ‘every day’? Here’s an easy guide for those examples and others.
As professional writers and editors, our “writer’s instinct” will often tell us which form to use in a sentence. In some cases, the differences are subtle. I’ve caught myself questioning a few one-word phrases recently.
A recent article in the Columbia Journalism Review offered the following guidelines:
The following are some less clear-cut word pairs.
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