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I shall go providing I am not too busy. I shall go provided

“Provided” is a conjunction and means “if,” while “providing” i He blushes; therefor he is guilty. He blushes; theref

“Therefore" signifies for that or this reason; consequently. “] that, for this, for it; as, “I shall do the work provided I be paid thei Neither this or that is correct.

Neither this nor th.
The proper correlatives are “neither-nor" and "either-or.”
I do not write as fast as I once did. I do not write so fa

Do not use "as” in a declarative sentence when preceded by a
is correctly used only in level comparisons.
Not as I know.

Not that I know. You look like you had been in the You look as if you had been in the rain.

rain. See if it is raining.

See whether it is raining. It looks as though it had been raining. It looks as if it had been raining. I do not deny but that he is right. I do not deny that he is right.

“But” is superfluous when used interrogatively or negatively after verbs like "doubt," "deny," and "question." The snow

was six and cight inches The snow was si.r or eight inches deep. deep.

What does "six and eight" signify? This typewriter is better then that This typewriter is better than that

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"Then” is an adverb and always carries with it the idea of time, while "than" is a conjunction.

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EXERCISE 29

In the following sentences draw one line under the coordinate and two lines under the subordinate conjunctions. (Deduct six per cent for each error.)

1. George went to bed again, and thought it over and over and over.
2. He gave me both advice and money.
3. Either you will go or I shall resign.
4. He was not only talented, but also rich.
5. The men brought the rich pearl, consequently the judge discharged them.
6. You are as tall as i.
7. This is as sweet as honey.
8. Though he slay me, yet will I trust him.
9. Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty.
10. Speak clearly if you would be understood.
11. Live well that you may die well.
12. Swearing is neither profitable nor pleasant.
13. Both the ties of nature and the dictates of policy demand this.
14. Men must be taught as if we taught them not.

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I shall go providing I am not too busy. I shall go provided I am not too busy.

"Provided” is a conjunction and means "if," while “providing” is a participle. He blushes; therefor he is guilty. He blushes; therefore he is guilty.

“Therefore” signifies for that or this reason; consequently. “Therefor” signifies for that, for this, for it; as, “I shall do the work provided I be paid therefur." Neither this or that is correct.

Neither this nor that is correct. The proper correlatives are "neither-nor" and "either-or." I do not write as fast as I once did. I do not write so fast as I once did.

Do not use "as” in a declarative sentence when preceded by a negative word. “As” is correctly used only in level comparisons. Not as I know.

Not that I know. You look like you had been in the You look as if you had been in the rain.

rain. See if it is raining.

See whether it is raining. It looks as though it had been raining. It looks as if it had been raining. I do not deny but that he is right. I do not deny that he is right.

“But” is superfluous when used interrogatively or negatively after verbs like "doubt,” "deny," and "question." The snow

was six and cight inches The snow was sir or eight inches deep. deep.

What does "six and eight” signify? This typewriter is better then that This typewriter is better than that

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"Then” is an adverb and always carries with it the idea of time, while "than" is a conjunction.

Name...

Grade .....

EXERCISE 29

In the following sentences draw one line under the coordinate and two lines under the subordinate conjunctions. (Deduct six per cent for each error.)

1. George went to bed again, and thought it over and over and over.
2. He gave me both advice and money.
3. Either you will go or I shall resign.
4. He was not only talented, but also rich.
5. The men brought the rich pearl, consequently the judge discharged them.
6. You are as tall as i.

7. This is as sweet as honey.
8. Though he slay me, yet will I trust him.
9. Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty.
10. Speak clearly if you would be understood.
11. Live well that you may die well.
12. Swearing is neither profitable nor pleasant.
13. Both the ties of nature and the dictates of policy demand this.
14. Men must be taught as if we taught them not.

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