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Literally
its
Supposebly
Cancelled
Exceptable
360 degrees
I could care less
Irregardless
For all intensive purposes
Sherbert

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Affect
To influence (verb)
Lack of sleep affects the quality of your
work.
Effect
Result (noun)
The subtle effect of the lighting made the
room look ominous.
To accomplish (verb)
Can the university effect such a change
without disrupting classes?

***hint replace confused word with definition***


Affect = to influence / effect = result, to
accomplish
The arrows ____ the Aardvark.
affected
The ____ was eye-popping.
effect
The sound ____ were amazing!
effects
The rain had no ____ on Amys hairdo.
Effect (remember this is a noun)

Affect can be used as a noun in psychology.


Psychologists know that one can never really
understand what someone else is feeling;
one can only know how they appear to be
feeling.
She displayed a happy affect.
Effect can be used as a verb meaning to
bring about or to accomplish.
Aardvark hoped to effect change within the
burrow.

Lie/lying/lied
To tell a falsehood
I lied to my mother.
Lie/lying/lay/lain
To recline
I have a headache, so Im going to lie down for a while.
I lay on the bed because I was tired.
He was lain in the grass.
Lay/laying/laid/laid
To put, to place
Lay down that shotgun!
I laid the baby in her cradle.
We have laid the dishes on the table.

Lay is subject acting on an object


I lay down the book.
Lie is subject doing action
I lie down.

The cat ___ in the mud after it rained


yesterday.
lay
Mary forcefully ___ her ring on the table.
laid
Dean has ___ on the floor for days.
lain
The cat has ___ in the mud for hours.
lain

Lose
Opposite of win, to misplace
Dont lose your mind.
Loose
Not tight
The burglars pants were so loose that he
couldnt run faster than the cop.

The hockey team doesnt want to __ the


game.
lose
The girl had such a bad sunburn that she
could only wear ___ clothes.
loose
Set the dog ___.
loose
I always seem to ___ my keys.
lose

A lot
Always leave a space
Alot
Isnt a word!!!!
You dont write alittle, abunch, a
cantaloupe, aporkchop, or alot.

then
Used for time
First I stole a panda bear, then we drank
malt liquor together.

than
Used for comparison
Im much better at holding my liquor than
a panda bear.

It was dark, ___ there was a scream


then
Money is better ___ poverty, if only for
financial reasons (Woody Allen)
than
Russia is even more spacious ___ Canada.
than
She used to holiday in Sri Lanka as it was ___
known.
then

Weather
Snow, rain, sunshine, typhoons
Withstand, endure
In Ireland, you will experience multiple
types of weather everyday.
whether
Expressing a doubt or choice between
alternatives
When I was in Ireland, I couldnt decide
whether to go home or stay.

Sarah wants to know ___ the visit is still on


schedule.
whether
I am going to the fair, ___ or not it is raining.
whether
Well anchor up, ___ the storm and then head
back to land.
weather
The sea will ___ that rope ion less than a
week.
weather

a male sheep, especially a castrated ram

Sit/sat/sitting
To be seated or come to a resting
position
I sat in my favorite chair.

Set/set/setting
To put or place
I set my glass on the table.

***hint replace set with put


We were surprised by the beautiful giftwrapped package ___ on our bed.
setting
The flowers were ___ on the table and the
mens tuxes were draped over chairs.
setting
Suki ___ in her office and paints her nails.
sits

All ready
prepared
Dinner was all ready when the guests
arrived.

already
By this time
The ham was already burned when the
guests arrived.

Jillian is ___.
All ready
When they pulled the shark up in the net, it
was ___ dead.
already
It is ___ illegal to culture human-animal
embryos for more than fourteen days.
already

Apart
To be separated
My old car fell apart before we reached
California.

A part
To be joined with
A part of this plan involves rising at dawn.

The rocks fell 30 feet ___.


apart
The whole room was silent ___ from Becky.
apart
Once we are ___ of this group, we must pay
dues.
a part

Of
Coming from, caused by, part of a
group, made from (preposition)
The leader of the band played bass guitar
Have
To possess
I should have started studying earlier.
***it is NEVER should of, could of, would of

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Find five commonly misused words


and/or phrases not included in this
PowerPoint. Give an example of the
misuse of the word/phrase. Give an
example of using the word/phrase
correctly.

Create Works Cited page from Week 10


online only PowerPoint (past due)
Essay #4 Annotated Bibliography Rough
Draft
Prepare for Quiz #4 (brackets, ellipsis,
quotation marks, parallelism, misplaced
& dangling modifiers, MLA)