ISBN 9780070657175,The Mcgraw-Hill Dictionary Of Misspelled And Easily Confused Words

The Mcgraw-Hill Dictionary Of Misspelled And Easily Confused Words



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780070657175

ISBN-10 0070657173


Number of Pages 544 Pages
Language (English)


If you're tired of being affected by the effects of commonly confused and easily misspelled words, then give your spell-checker a break and hit the brakes on those mistakes, because this handy reference will help you separate the gorillas from the guerillas and figure out how many S's you need to embarrass even the sharpest connoisseur of misspellings. Written by English-language experts and instructors David Downing and Deborah K. Williams, The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Misspelled and Easily Confused Words is actually two big references in one volume. You'll get both a speller's dictionary and a dictionary of easily confused words, giving you: 20,000 entries covering the 7,000 most commonly misspelled words in English Tips for remembering how to spell the trickiest words Proper pronunciations, short definitions, and correct examples of usage A guide to demystifying homophones (cite vs. site) Advice for outsmarting grammatically troublesome words Strategies for mastering subtly different words (imply vs. infer) . . . and more So whether you're talking about the weather or writing to your favorite playwright, you'll be exhilarated by this enlightening, relevant, and indispensable guide to using the right word and writing it correctly every time.