Dr. John’s Grammar Quiz #28


Quiz #27 The marketing director is “anxious” only if she is filled with fear and dread. Otherwise, she is “eager” or “excited. Viewer Jen, trained in traditional grammar standards, suggests that “since” should be used only in matters relating to time, as in “since Tuesday afternoon.” Have to agree, though the use of “as” sometimes makes one sound like a prig: “I cannot invite you back, Richard, as you persist in using inappropriate language.”

Dr. John’s Grammar Quiz #28. Can you spot the glaring grammatical error in this sentence? “It is difficult to judge how impactful the new budget will be on our ability to compete in the modern marketplace.”

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