Grammar

24 Hours Notice or 24 Hour’s Notice or 24 Hours’ Notice?

The possessive form can come with many overlapping rules when you think about them. Native speakers often overlook the possessive apostrophe (if they can get away with it). This article will demonstrate how “24 hours’ notice” works and all the possessive forms related to it. 24 Hours Notice or 24 Hour’s Notice or 24 Hours’ …

24 Hours Notice or 24 Hour’s Notice or 24 Hours’ Notice? Read More »

I Passed or I’ve Passed? Correct Version (Helpful Examples)

“I” and “I’ve” have always overlapped in many situations. It would help to know where all the differences lie (and which one is correct) when used in certain contexts. This article will explain whether “I passed” or “I’ve passed” is correct to use. Is It “I Passed” or “I’ve Passed”? “I passed” and “I’ve passed” …

I Passed or I’ve Passed? Correct Version (Helpful Examples) Read More »

To Young or Too Young? Grammar Explained (Helpful Examples)

“Too” and “to” are commonly misspelled. It takes a great deal of patience and practice to remember which spelling works at which time. Here, we shall explain why “too young” works (and why you’ll never come across “to young” when modifying the adjective). Is It To Young or Too Young? “Too young” is the form …

To Young or Too Young? Grammar Explained (Helpful Examples) Read More »

Is It “On The Inside” or “In The Inside”? (Correct Version)

When you’re clarifying the location of something, should you say it’s “On the inside” of an object? Or would you instead say it’s “In the inside” of something? This is a common preposition confusion, and one that this article will clear up. Using examples, you will know the right answer. Is It “On The Inside” …

Is It “On The Inside” or “In The Inside”? (Correct Version) Read More »

“Reply Me” vs. “Reply To Me” – Correct Version (Formal)

In many languages, something similar to ‘reply me’ would be correct in formal emails. However, this isn’t the case with English. In fact, using the words ‘reply me’ would be completely incorrect. Let’s explain. Is It ‘Reply Me’ or ‘Reply To Me’? It is always ‘reply to me.’. The phrase ‘reply me’ is grammatically incorrect. …

“Reply Me” vs. “Reply To Me” – Correct Version (Formal) Read More »

Material or Materials – What Is The Plural Of “Material”?

The English language can get confusing, even for native speakers. And even what we think to be the less complicated parts of its grammar, like singular and plural nouns, can be confusing. Take ‘material,’ for example. Is the plural form of the word ‘material’ or ‘materials?’ Let’s explore and see. Material or Materials – What …

Material or Materials – What Is The Plural Of “Material”? Read More »

Is “The” Capitalized In “The United States of America”?

Whether ‘the’ is capitalized in ‘The United States of America’ has always been a source of confusion. Even the founding fathers were unsure when they wrote the constitution. We will try and give you a bit of guidance on this page. Is ‘The’ Capitalized in ‘The United States of America’? When you are referring to …

Is “The” Capitalized In “The United States of America”? Read More »