Sentence agreement

Collective nouns are words that refer to a group of people. Examples are: jury, commission, army, committee etc. A collective noun is followed by a… Continue reading

Dangling participles

Adjectives and verbs ending in –ing are called present participles. They must be used carefully. Consider the following sentences: Standing at the gate, a scorpion… Continue reading

Using the word advice

The word advice is an uncountable noun. Uncountable nouns do not have plural forms. They cannot be used with the articles a/an. He gave me… Continue reading