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The McGraw-Hill handbook of English grammar and usage

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Those pesky dangling modifiers, split infinitives, and comma splices­­they infect our spoken and written language with such frequency that even native English speakers find it difficult to determine what's right and what's wrong!

The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage shows you how to fix these everyday English language mistakes. With commonsense, easy-to-remember usage tips throughout, this handbook features incorrect and correct grammatical examples, a short review of basic grammar, a glossary, and more.

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subject_facet English language -- Grammar -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, English language -- Usage -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
table_of_contents pt. 1. Grammar 101 -- Ch. 1. Parts of Speech -- Ch. 2. Basic Phrases -- Ch. 3. Sentences and Clauses -- Ch. 4. Verb Forms -- Ch. 5. Verbals -- pt. 2. How to Find and Correct Mistakes -- Ch. 6. Writing Complete Sentences -- Ch. 7. Subject-Verb Agreement -- Ch. 8. Pronoun Problems -- Ch. 9. Verb Problems -- Ch. 10. Modification -- Ch. 11. Commas -- Ch. 12. Apostrophes -- Ch. 13. Semicolons and Colons -- Ch. 14. Quatation Marks -- Ch. 15. Capitalization -- Ch. 16. Parallelism -- Ch. 17. Grammar Etiquette for Digital Communication.
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